eschaton

Main Entry:  eschaton
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  end of the world, end of time, climax of history
Etymology:  Greek for 'last'
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eschaton
"divinely ordained climax of history," 1935, from Gk. eskhaton, neut. of eskhatos (see eschatology).
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