theomachy

theomachy

[thee-om-uh-kee]
noun, plural theomachies.
a battle with or among the gods.

Origin:
1560–70; < Late Latin theomachia < Greek theomachia. See theo-, -machy

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theomachy (θɪˈɒməkɪ)
 
n , pl -chies
a battle among the gods or against them
 
[C16: from Greek theomakhia, from theo- + makhē battle]

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