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Definition of Mammon

  MAMMON   noun
The god of the world's leading religion.  The chief temple is in the holy city of New York.
  He swore that all other religions were gammon,
  And wore out his knees in the worship of Mammon.

Jared Oopf

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
n. 1 wealth regarded as a god or as an evil influence. 2 the worldly rich. °°Mammonish adj. Mammonism n. Mammonist n. Mammonite n. [ME f. LL Mam(m)ona f. Gk mamonas f. Aram. mamon riches: see Matt. 6:24, Luke 16:9-13]

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