Tartarus definition by Webster's New World
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- an infernal abyss below Hades, where Zeus hurls the rebel Titans, later a place of punishment for the wicked after death
- Hades (sense )
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Tartaros
Tartarus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Greek Mythology The abysmal regions below Hades where the Titans were confined.
- An infernal region; hell.
Origin: Latin, from Greek Tartaros.
- Tar·tarˈe·an adjective