Definition of gigantomachy in English:

gigantomachy

noun

  • (in Greek mythology) the struggle between the gods and the giants.

    • ‘The gigantomachy was an inspirational subject for many artists and poets of that time.’
    • ‘Several sculpture representations of the gigantomachy are found on various buildings.’
    • ‘The battle of the gods (gigantomachy) is a popular theme in the Archaic through Hellenistic times and was a metaphor for the triumph of ‘reason and order’ over ‘chaos’.’
    • ‘A gigantomachy is a depiction of the ancient Greek mythical war between gods and giants for rule of the universe.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Greek gigantomakhia, from gigas, gigant- (see giant) + -makhia fighting.

Pronunciation:

gigantomachy

/ˌdʒʌɪɡanˈtɒməki/