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Definition of Deluge


  1. A washing away; an overflowing of the land by water; an inundation; a flood; specifically, The Deluge, the great flood in the days of Noah (Gen. vii.).
  2. Fig.: Anything which overwhelms, or causes great destruction.
  3. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm.
  4. To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to cover; to overspread; to overpower; to submerge; to destroy; as, the northern nations deluged the Roman empire with their armies; the land is deluged with woe.
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Deluge Translations

deluge in Dutch is zondvloed
deluge in Italian is dilagare, dilagare
deluge in Spanish is arriar, diluvio