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proper nounGreek Mythology
1The underworld; the abode of the spirits of the dead.
- 1.1 The god of the underworld, one of the sons of Cronus.Roman equivalent Pluto
- 1.1 The god of the underworld, one of the sons of Cronus.
From Greek Haidēs, of unknown origin.
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