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Pyriphlegethon

[pir-uh-fleg-uh-thon, -flej-]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. Phlegethon(def 1).
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Historical Examples

  • Pyriphlegethon is a stream of fire, which coils round the earth and flows into the depths of Tartarus.

    Phaedo

    Plato

  • This is that Pyriphlegethon, as the stream is called, which throws up jets of fire in different parts of the earth.

    Phaedo

    Plato

  • But souls of lighter guilt abide a year in Tartarus, and then drift out down the streams Cocytus and Pyriphlegethon.