Definitions for netherworld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

Wiktionary

  1. netherworld(Noun)

    The place to which one's spirit descends upon death, conceived as below the surface of the earth.

    In some religions, one's soul departs to a netherworld, hell, instead of the heavens.

  2. netherworld(Noun)

    The locale of the spirit world or afterlife, whether deemed to be situated below the world of the living or not.

    While I was astrally projecting, I felt my soul pass through many insubstantial netherworlds.

  3. netherworld(Noun)

    Specifically, a location of punishment in the afterlife; a hell.

    The missionary was motivated by a sincere desire to rescue souls from eternal torment in the netherworld.

  4. netherworld(Noun)

    A hidden, shadowy, or sinister subculture, such as that of organized crime.

    Richard had been initiated to the netherworld of dog racing by his father, and knew all the popular greyhound performance enhancing drugs.

Freebase

  1. Netherworld

    Netherworld is a shoot 'em up video game.

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