Gehenna: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gi-hen'u), [key]
— n.
  1. the valley of Hinnom, near Jerusalem, where propitiatory sacrifices were made to Moloch. II Kings 23:10.
  2. hell (def. 1).
  3. any place of extreme torment or suffering.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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