What is another word for Domesday?

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[ dˈə͡ʊmsde͡ɪ], [ dˈə‍ʊmsde‍ɪ], [ d_ˈəʊ_m_s_d_eɪ]

Domesday is a term that denotes a day of reckoning or a final judgment. It is a reference to the Domesday Book, an extensive survey of England commissioned by William the Conqueror in 1085. In modern usage, the term is sometimes used to describe a catastrophic event or a monumental reckoning. Synonyms for Domesday include apocalypse, calamity, cataclysm, crisis, disaster, doomsday, end of the world, reckoning, and judgment day. These words can be used interchangeably with Domesday to describe a grave or consequential event or situation.

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Domesday is an authoritative survey of the land and its people conducted in 1086 by William the Conqueror's chief justice, William the Domesday Book. The book is a transcript of the survey conducted in the county of Sussex in southern England. The survey was commissioned by William the Conqueror to assess the value and extent of the land and the inhabitants. The book is still used today as a source of historical information.

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