Definitions for erebusˈɛr ə bəs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Er•e•busˈɛr ə bəs(n.)
the underworld in ancient Greek belief.
Mount, a volcano in Antarctica, on Ross Island. 13,202 ft. (4024 m).
Category: Geography (places)
Origin of Erebus:
< L < Gk Érebos
(Greek mythology) Greek god of darkness who dwelt in the underworld; son of Chaos; brother of Nox; father of Aether and Day
The personification of darkness and shadow.
A volcano in Antarctica, named after HMS Erebus.
Origin: From Ἔρεβος.
a place of nether darkness, being the gloomy space through which the souls passed to Hades. See Milton's "Paradise Lost," Book II., line 883
the son of Chaos and brother of Nox, who dwelt in Erebus
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a region of utter darkness in the depths of Hades, into which no mortal ever penetrated, the proper abode of Pluto and his Queen with their train of attendants, such as the Erinnyes, through which the spirits of the dead must pass on their way to Hades; equivalent to the valley of the shadow of death.