Acheron

[n] - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon
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Acheron

In Greek mythology, one of the rivers of the underworld. The name was taken from a river in southern Epirus that flowed through a deep gorge into the Ionian Sea. ...
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Acheron

Ach'e·ron noun [ Latin , from Greek ....] (Myth.) 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. Shak.
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acheron

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. ... Origin: L, fr. Gr. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Acheron

River Acheron noun (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon
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Acheron

• (n.) 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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Acheron

river in Thesprotía in Epirus, Greece, that was thought in ancient times to go to Hades because it flowed through dark gorges and went underground ...
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Acheron

The Acheron was a French Redoutable Class submarine of 1379 tons displacement launched in 1929. She was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 19 knots surfaced and electric motors providing a top speed of 10 knots submerged. She carried a complement of 67 and was armed with one 3.9 inch anti-aircraft gun; two machine guns and eleven 21...
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Acheron

Acheron (ăk'uron) : see Hades.
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Acheron

Acheron - the River of Sorrows - was one of the five rivers of Hades.
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Acheron

[Dungeons & Dragons] In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, Acheron (ən {respell|ACH|ər-ən}), also known as The Infernal Battlefield of Acheron, is a lawful neutral/lawful evil-aligned plane of existence. It is one of a number of alignment-based Outer Planes that form part of the standard Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) cosmology,...
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Acheron

The Acheron n (Ἀχέρων (Acheron) or Ἀχερούσιος (Acherusius); Αχέροντας (Acherontas)) is a river located in the Epirus region of northwest Greece. Its source is near the village Zotiko, in the southwestern part of the Ioannina regional unit it flows into the Ionian Sea in Ammoudia, near Parga. ==Mythology== In ancient Gree...
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