Underworld

Definition of Underworld

Un´der`world`
n.1.The lower of inferior world; the world which is under the heavens; the earth.
That overspreads (with such a reverence)
This underworld.
- Daniel.
2.The mythological place of departed souls; Hades.
3.The portion of the world which is below the horizon; the opposite side of the world; the antipodes.
Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail,
That brings our friends up from the underworld.
- Tennyson.
4.The inferior part of mankind.

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