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lower world

[ loh-er ]
/ ˈloʊ ər /
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noun

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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Origin of lower world

First recorded in 1585–95
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lower world

noun

the earth as opposed to heaven or the spiritual world
another name for hell
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