the Great Calamity

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Synonyms for the Great Calamity

a famine in Ireland resulting from a potato blight

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The original version of The Day of the Triffids began: ``On the day when the great calamity put an end to the world I had known for almost 30 years,I happened to be in bed with a bandage all round my head and over my eyes.
If Gore is elected president, the great calamity that befell the country when Clinton was elected will be perpetuated and made even worse.