A city of ancient Palestine possibly located south of the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it was destroyed along with Gomorrah because of its wickedness and depravity.
A place well known for vice and corruption.
(bible, place, proper) A city destroyed by fire together with a neighboring city, Gomorrah, because of the sinfulness of the people: Gen. 18-19
Origin of sodom
- After Sodom
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition