leviathan leviathan  /lə ˈvaɪ ə θən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the largest or most massive thing of its kind
  2. (n) monstrous sea creature symbolizing evil in the Old Testament

Usage(s):

  1. Rolls Royce Motor Cars Ltd Rolls-Royces are typically leviathan in size and synonymous with ostentatious wealth.
  2. Rolls-Royces are typically leviathan in size and synonymous with ostentatious wealth.
  3. If your SUV occasionally needs a trip to the shop, imagine what it takes to keep a complicated leviathan like this going.

News

  1. Column: The 'secrecy industrial complex'

    By David Rohde NEW YORK (Reuters) - An odd thing is happening in the world's self-declared pinnacle of democracy. No one, except a handful of elected officials and an army of contractors, is allowed to know how America's surveillance leviathan works. For the last two years, Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.) have tried to describe to the American public the sweeping ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Ex-NSA Leaker's Advice To Snowden: "Always Check Your Six"

    "Be lawyered up to the max... find a place where it's going to be that much more difficult for the US to make arrangements for his return... and and always check your six," is the warning (advice) that Thomas Drake offers Edward Snowden, adding that, "it's now validation of this vast, now systemic, industrial-scale leviathan surveillance system."   As Reuters reports , Drake is one of the few ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

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