Meaning of SODOM in English

I. ˈsä-dəm noun

Etymology: Sodom, ancient city destroyed by God for its wickedness in Genesis 19

Date: 1594

: a place notorious for vice or corruption

II. ˈsä-dəm geographical name

ancient city thought to be in the area now covered by the SW part of the Dead Sea

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.