Desolation

Definition of Desolation

Des`o`la´tion
n.1.The act of desolating or laying waste; destruction of inhabitants; depopulation.
Unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
- Dan. ix. 26.
2.The state of being desolated or laid waste; ruin; solitariness; destitution; gloominess.
You would have sold your king to slaughter, . . .
And his whole kingdom into desolation.
- Shak.
3.A place or country wasted and forsaken.
How is Babylon become a desolation!
- Jer. l. 23.

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