Hades

Primary Meanings of Hades

1.
n
(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
2.
n
(religion) the world of the dead
Full Definitions of Hades
1

n (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone

Synonyms:
Aides, Aidoneus, Pluto
Example of:
Greek deity
a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
2

n (religion) the world of the dead

“"No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis”
Synonyms:
Hell, Scheol, infernal region, netherworld, underworld
Type of:
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place
a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings

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