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- n. In Greek mythology, the uprising of the Gigantes against the Olympian gods.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A war of giants; especially, the fabulous war of the giants against heaven.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mythological war of the giants against Zeus, symbolizing the antagonism between terrestrial and oceanic and celestial forces: a favorite subject in all departments of ancient classical art.
giganto- 'giant' + -machy 'war'. (Wiktionary)