Four-horsemen-of-the-apocalypse meaning

In the book of Revelation, four horsemen that personify pestilence, war, famine, and death, sent as harbingers of the end of the world.
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Four figures representing pestilence, war, famine, and death, whose appearance signals that the end of the world is near: Rev. 6:2-8
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(biblical) Four beings in Revelation 6:1–8 that bring about the Apocalypse, each riding a different-colored horse representing a different aspect of the Apocalypse.
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(idiomatic) Harbingers of doom; several signs which combine to imply the imminence of literal or figurative destruction.
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