- the underworld inhabited by departed souls.
- the god ruling the underworld; Pluto.
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Origin of Hades
OTHER WORDS FROM HadesHa·de·an [hey-dee-uhn, hey-dee-uhn], /heɪˈdi ən, ˈheɪ di ən/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for Hades
The artist was to be transported by them from Hadean depths of despair to Olympian heights of rejoicing.Trusia|Davis Brinton
British Dictionary definitions for Hades
- the underworld abode of the souls of the dead
- Pluto, the god of the underworld, brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
Derived forms of HadesHadean (heɪˈdiːən, ˈheɪdɪən), adjective
Cultural definitions for Hades
[Roman name Pluto]
The Greek and Roman god of the underworld and the ruler of the dead. Also called Dis. The underworld itself was also known to the Greeks as Hades.