Tartarus meaning

tärtər-əs
(greek mythology) The abysmal regions below Hades where the Titans were confined.
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An infernal region; hell.
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(place, proper) An infernal abyss below Hades, where Zeus hurls the rebel Titans, later a place of punishment for the wicked after death.
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Origin of tartarus

  • Latin from Greek Tartaros

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition