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lower world

[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. the regions of the dead, conceived of as lying beneath the surface of the earth; Hades; the underworld.
2.
the earth, as distinguished from the heavenly bodies or from heaven.
Origin of lower world
1585-1595
1585-95
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lower world

noun
1.
the earth as opposed to heaven or the spiritual world
2.
another name for hell
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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