Definition for Apocalypse

apocalypse, n. [L. < Gk 'uncover,' 'disclose'; Greek name for the book of Revelation in the New Testament.] (webplay: Revelation).

  1. Advent; vision of the Beloved; approach of the Bridegroom to the Bride; [fig.] Second Coming of Christ to the Church, as described in chapters 21-22 of Revelation.
  2. Appearance; emergence; manifestation; arrival; showing; growth.

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