nether world

noun
1.
the infernal regions; hell.
2.
the afterworld, or the hereafter.
Also, netherworld.


Origin:
1630–40

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nether world
 
n
1.  the world after death; the underworld
2.  hell
3.  a criminal underworld

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Example sentences
Some inhabit the nether world of loan sharks and bail bondsmen.
Do not forget to leave your address in the nether world.
They commit untold hours in the nether world of interagency-intergovernmental
  coordination.
Her gnomes are in rebellion, or are holding high carnival with elfish imps from
  some nether world.
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