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[[Image:The Deluge by Danby.jpg|thumb|200px|''[[The Deluge]]'' ([[1840]]) by [[Francis Danby]]]] [[Image:The Deluge by Danby.jpg|thumb|200px|''[[The Deluge]]'' ([[1840]]) by [[Francis Danby]]]]
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 +# A great [[flood]] or [[rain]].
 +#:''The '''deluge''' continued for hours, drenching the land and slowing traffic to a halt.''
 +# An overwhelming amount of something.
 +#:''The rock concert was a '''deluge''' of sound.''
 +# '''The Deluge''': The Biblical flood during the time of Noah.
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 +'''Deluge''' can refer to:
 +* A large downpour of [[rain]]
 +* A [[flood]]
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 +; Mythical and prehistoric floods
 +* [[Flood myth]], mythic floods in general, involving Gilgamesh, and others
 +* [[Deluge (prehistoric)]], prehistoric great floods, some of which may have inspired deluge myths
 +* [[Genesis flood narrative]]
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 +; Polish and Lithuanian history and culture
 +* [[Deluge (history)]], combined Swedish and Russians invasion of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1654-1667)
 +** [[The Deluge (novel)|''The Deluge'' (novel)]], ''Potop'', a novel by Nobel Prize winner Henryk Sienkiewicz about it
 +*** [[The Deluge (film)|''The Deluge'' (film)]], based on the novel
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 +; Other
 +* [[Before The Deluge (Jackson Browne song)|''Before The Deluge'' (song)]], a Jackson Browne song from ''Late for the Sky''
 +*''Deluge'', a 2008 novel by [[Anne McCaffrey]] and Elizabeth Anne Sarborough
 +*[[The Deluge (album)|''The Deluge'' (album)]], a 1986 album by Manilla Road
 +*[[Deluge (fine art photography)]], a museum exhibit by [[David LaChapelle]]
 +*[[Deluge (fireboat)]], a boat used in firefighting
 +*[[Deluge (novel)|''Deluge'' (novel)]], a 1928 novel by S. Fowler Wright
 +**[[Deluge (film)|''Deluge'' (film)]], a 1933 apocalyptic science fiction film loosely based on the novel
 +*''The Deluge'' (novella), a 1954 pastiche story credited to Leonardo da Vinci, actually written by [[Pierre Stephen Robert Payne|Robert Payne]]
 +*[[The Deluge (Mark Morris novel)|''The Deluge'' (novel)]], a 2007 novel by [[Mark Morris (author)|Mark Morris]]
 +*[[Deluge (software)]], a cross-platform BitTorrent client written using Python and GTK+
 +*[[Deluge (Transformers)]], several Transformers characters
 +*[[Fire sprinkler system#Deluge systems|Deluge fire suppression systems]], systems that have all sprinklers connected to the water piping system open
 +*[[Flame Deluge]], a devastating nuclear war from Walter M. Miller, Jr.'s novel ''A Canticle for Leibowitz''
 +*[[Le Déluge (Saint-Saëns)|''Le Déluge'']], a 1875 oratorio by Camille Saint-Saëns
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  1. A great flood or rain.
    The deluge continued for hours, drenching the land and slowing traffic to a halt.
  2. An overwhelming amount of something.
    The rock concert was a deluge of sound.
  3. The Deluge: The Biblical flood during the time of Noah.

Deluge can refer to:

Mythical and prehistoric floods
Polish and Lithuanian history and culture
Other




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