Acheron meaning

ăkə-rŏn, -rən
The river of woe, one of the five rivers of Hades.
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A river in Hades: often identified as the river across which Charon ferries the dead.
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Hades; infernal regions.
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(literary) Hell.
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(mythology) A river in the Nether World or infernal regions; also, the infernal regions themselves. By some of the English poets it was supposed to be a flaming lake or gulf.
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Origin of acheron

  • From Latin Acheron, from Ancient Greek Ἀχέρων (Acherōn), from ὁ ἄχεα ῥέων (ho akhea rheōn, “the stream of woe”).

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