nether-world

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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