Definitions for hadesˈheɪ diz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(in Greek myth) the underworld inhabited by the spirits of the dead.
the ancient Greek god ruling over the underworld.
(in the Revised Version of the New Testament) the abode of the dead.
(often l.c.) hell.
Ha•de•anheɪˈdi ən, ˈheɪ di ən(adj.)
Pluto, Hades, Aides, Aidoneus(noun)
(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
Hell, Hades, infernal region, netherworld, Scheol, underworld(noun)
(religion) the world of the dead
"No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis
The god of the underworld and ruler of the dead, son of Cronus and Rhea, brother to Zeus, Poseidon
the underworld, the domain of Hades, by transference from its god
In the Septuagint Bible, the Greek translation of Sheol
Origin: From ᾍδης.
the nether world (according to classical mythology, the abode of the shades, ruled over by Hades or Pluto); the invisible world; the grave
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the dark abode of the shades of the dead in the nether world, the entrance into which, on the confines of the Western Ocean, is unvisited by a single ray of the sun; originally the god of the nether world, and a synonym of Pluto (q. v.).