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any location known for vice and corruption

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(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants

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Mountains spiked with salt pillars line the modern-day region of Mount Sodom, a ten-mile stretch bordering the Dead Sea.
Just imagine the Sodom and Gomorrah scenes of debauchery if she'd gone for a Marks & Sparks' Dine In For Two meal deal, then.
He offers a tale of two cities in history (Babylon and Jerusalem), asks if Mohammed is actually one of the prophets, discusses the choice before human beings (caliph or king), explores the hijira (exodus) from Babel to Jerusalem and from Mecca to Medina, examines the ideals and the reality of the promised city, describes Solomon and the Queen of Sheba/Bilqis in Jerusalem, and describes violence in the city, a prayer of intercession for the city of Sodom, mammon and Moloch, how the victory over the city is viewed, and to whom the victory belongs.
I find this analysis pretty harsh on these fine places (apart from Chipping Norton, which, due to having an infamous "set" comprising David Cameron and Jeremy Clarkson, is clearly such an awful hole that it deserves to be twinned with both Sodom and Gomorrah).
I am using the New International version: "Then the Lord said: 'The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous that I will go down and see if what they have done is as had as the outcry that has reached me.
HAMMERFEST Five - In Fear of the Dragon - has announced that German black metal act Sodom will join next spring's event in Pwllheli.
CONTROVERSIAL comic Frankie Boyle will bring his Last Days of Sodom tour to Venue Cymru later this year.
It should not be of the same sex so as to adulterate the altar of matrimony, like in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah of Old," he said.
A FEMINIST walk-out, warnings about Sodom and Gomorrah, and what constitutes being fully clothed all featured in a highly-charged council meeting yesterday.
By evoking the Biblical destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, conquistadors hoped to justify their paths of destruction in the Americas, which they fashioned in their texts as a New World Sodom.
Allah mentioned in his holy book the story of Sodom people for us to avoid what they faced.
In analyzing the life of Abraham, one is struck by his negotiating with God in an attempt to save the city of Sodom (1) and its neighboring cities (Gen.
Just four chapters earlier, in Genesis 18, Abraham has his memorable dialogue with God, bargaining with Him to avert the destruction of Sodom.
This page: Rubens' The Departure of Lot and His Family from Sodom, Jan Steen's The Rape of the Sabine Women, Simon Vouet's Time Discovering the Love of Venus and Mars.