1. [ noun ] (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
Synonyms: Aides Aidoneus Pluto
Related terms: Greek_deity Greek_mythology
2. [ noun ] (in various religions) the world of the dead
Synonyms: underworld Hell netherworld Scheol infernal_region Hel

"he didn't want to go to hell when he died"

Related terms: imaginary_place Cocytus Acheron Lethe Styx religion
Similar spelling:   Hyades