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1. The next world; heaven.
2. A place or future time very remote; the end of time.
From the phrase "Thy kingdom come" in the New Testament. Earliest documented use: 1785.
"The teenage Davy Land, is able not only to shoot a flying goose with thrilling accuracy, but to kill a man as well -- two in fact, villains both. ... in defence of his family he blows them both to kingdom come."
Big, Bold, Bare and Spare; The Economist (London, UK); Sep 6, 2001.
"Television channels have found a lazy template, putting out one or the other opinion poll every week and discussing it till kingdom come."
Ashok Malik; India in the Sound & Fury of Polls; The Asian Age (New Delhi, India); Feb 9, 2014.
See more usage examples of kingdom come in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:One forges one's style on the terrible anvil of daily deadlines. -Emile Zola, writer (1840-1902)