River Cocytus

noun
(Greek mythology) a river in Hades that was said to be a tributary of the Acheron
Syn: ↑Cocytus
Topics: ↑Greek mythology
Instance Hypernyms: ↑river
Part Holonyms: ↑Hell, ↑Hades, ↑infernal region, ↑netherworld, ↑Scheol, ↑underworld

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  • COCYTUS —    a dark river which environed Tartarus with bitter and muddy waters …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Greek mythology — noun the mythology of the ancient Greeks • Members of this Topic: ↑Dionysian, ↑Trojan War, ↑Augean stables, ↑Pandora s box, ↑Temple of Apollo, ↑Oracle of Apollo, ↑Delphic oracle, ↑oracle of Delphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • infernal region — noun 1. (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment Hurl d headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell John Milton a demon from the depths of the pit Hell is paved with good intentions… …   Useful english dictionary

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