Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

 represent Conquest, Slaughter, Famine, and Death.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are the forces of man s destruction described in the Christian Bible in chapter six of the Book of Revelation. The four horsemen are traditionally named after the powers/dangers they represent: Conquest, War,… …   Wikipedia

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — four riders on white, red, black, and pale horses symbolizing pestilence, war, famine, and death, respectively. Rev. 6:2 8. Also called Four Horsemen. * * * Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, four horsemen, each riding a horse of a different color …   Useful english dictionary

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — n. Bible four figures representing pestilence, war, famine, and death, whose appearance signals that the end of the world is near: Rev. 6:2 8 …   English World dictionary

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — noun a) Four beings in 6:1–8 that bring about the Apocalypse, each riding a different colored horse representing a different aspect of the Apocalypse. Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,... Here and now those dread specters are: Divorce, Illness,… …   Wiktionary

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — Four′ Horse′men of the Apoc′alypse n. pl. bib four horsemen symbolizing pestilence, war, famine, and death. Rev. 6:2–8 …   From formal English to slang

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — four riders on white, red, black, and pale horses symbolizing pestilence, war, famine, and death, respectively. Rev. 6:2 8. Also called Four Horsemen. * * * …   Universalium

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — Four Horse|men of the A|poc|a|lypse, the in the Bible, four men who ride horses and represent the four things that cause people the greatest pain and suffering, namely war, ↑famine (=lack of food) , death, and ↑pestilence (=serious disease) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — plural noun Bible (in the Book of Revelation) four riders symbolising pestilence, war, famine, and death …   Australian English dictionary

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse —  Четыре всадника Апокалипсиса …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (film) — The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse Film poster by Reynold Brown Directed by Vincente Minnelli …   Wikipedia

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