- 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
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Example sentences from the Web for Hades
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On one level “The Zone of Interest” is a love story set in the heart of Hades.
Persephone snacked on pomegranate seeds in Hades and now our gas bills rocket in January.
His image is found standing on the oldest monument, a form of Ra, the light of the lower world, and king and judge of Hades.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
"He would make Satan stand up and take off his hat, if he paid Hades a visit," said Mrs. Tynan admiringly.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
During the winter Tammuz dwelt in Hades, and at the beginning of spring Ishtar descended to search for him among the shades.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria|Donald A. Mackenzie
For in a swirl of dust and general undiluted Hades, the horses had stormed past the judges' stand.Garrison's Finish|W. B. M. Ferguson
Psyche was frightened by the terrible cries and the wretched dark faces of the souls in Hades.'Round the Year in Myth and Song|Florence Holbrook
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.