infernal region

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"-Dr. Johnson [syn: Hell] [ant: heaven
2. (religion) the world of the dead; "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis [syn: Hell
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