[ loh-er ]
/ ˈloʊ ər /
Classical Mythology. the regions of the dead, conceived of as lying beneath the surface of the earth; Hades; the underworld.
the earth, as distinguished from the heavenly bodies or from heaven.
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limbo, nightmare, purgatory, inferno, misery, abyss, ruin, condemnation, suffering, damnation, affliction, underworld, pit, punishment, Gehenna, Hades, perdition, ordeal, difficulty, agony
- lower saxony,
- lower school,
- lower slobbovia,
- lower the boom on,
- lower uterine segment,
- lower-case letters,
Origin of lower world
First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for lower world
God did not ask us whether we would come into this primary school or not; whether we would take this lower-world life.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
the earth as opposed to heaven or the spiritual world
another name for hell
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