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afterworld

[af-ter-wurld, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˌwɜrld, ˈɑf-/
noun
1.
the future world, especially the world, after death.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; after + world
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  • The figurines may have been offerings to the gods, small icons of the sacrificial victims, or guides to the afterworld.
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afterworld

/ˈɑːftəˌwɜːld/
noun
1.
a world inhabited after death
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