[ ak-uh-ron ]
/ ˈæk əˌrɒn /


Classical Mythology. a river in Hades over which Charon ferried the souls of the dead.
the infernal regions; hell; Hades.


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British Dictionary definitions for acheron

/ (ˈækəˌrɒn) /

noun Greek myth

one of the rivers in Hades over which the souls of the dead were ferried by CharonCompare Styx
the underworld or Hades
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