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A deluge is a large downpour of rain, often a flood.

The Deluge refers to the flood narrative in the biblical book of Genesis.

Deluge may also refer to:


  • Deluge (history), the Swedish and Russian invasion of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1654–1667)
  • Deluge (prehistoric), prehistoric great floods, some of which may have inspired deluge myths
  • Après moi, le déluge (lit. 'After me, the flood'), a French expression attributed to King Louis XV of France in 1757

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Deluge (film), a 1933 apocalyptic science fiction film loosely based on the S. Fowler Wright novel
  • The Deluge (film), a 1974 Polish film based on the Sienkiewicz novel



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