- an infernal abyss below Hades, where Zeus hurls the rebel Titans, later a place of punishment for the wicked after death
- Hades (sense )
Origin of TartarusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Tartaros
- Greek Mythology The abysmal regions below Hades where the Titans were confined.
- An infernal region; hell.
Origin of TartarusLatin, from Greek Tartaros.