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Acheron, at first the name of a river of the lower world, came to be used as a name for the whole of the lower world generally.Milton's Comus|John Milton
Acheron, ak′kėr-on, n. death, hell—from the name of that river in the infernal regions of classical mythology.
And on the shores of Acheron northward yonder, there still is a simmering.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Many souls enter Acheron, and, after a longer or shorter period, return to earth to be incarnated in new bodies.Reincarnation|Th. Pascal
Acheron: a river of the lower world; here used for the lower world itself.