Definition of Nether region

1. Noun. (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment. "Hell is paved with good intentions"

Exact synonyms: Hell, Infernal Region, Inferno, Perdition, Pit
Generic synonyms: Fictitious Place, Imaginary Place, Mythical Place
Specialized synonyms: Gehenna, Tartarus, Hellfire, Red Region
Category relationships: Christian Religion, Christianity
Antonyms: Heaven
Derivative terms: Infernal



Definition of Nether region

1. Noun. (often pluralized) Hell; a realm beneath the surface of the earth conceived as the abode of the souls of the dead and, sometimes, as the abode of demons or evil spirits. ¹

2. Noun. (often pluralized by extension) A place which is subterranean or enclosed beneath a surface, especially one which is dark, dank, or otherwise inhospitable. ¹

3. Noun. (often pluralized euphemistic sometimes humorous) The groin or buttocks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Nether region

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1. A History of Japanese Literature by William George Aston (1908)
"... who dwells in the nether region, dissolve and destroy them. "They are now destroyed, and all, from the servants of the Imperial court down to the people ..."

2. A History of Japanese Literature by William George Aston (1899)
"... who dwells in the nether region, dissolve and destroy them. " They are now destroyed, and all, from the servants of the Imperial court down to the ..."

3. The Baker Street Bunch and the Missing Honeybees Mystery by Michael W. Paulson (2005)
"Because, the pain there almost keeps my mind off the misery at my nether region." With several sobs of anguish and one raging shriek, Clayton managed to ..."

4. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"... and even Homer, had all built their notions of Atlantis on Atala — a nether region located at the Southern pole — we prefer holding to the statements ..."

5. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan: Including a Summer in the Upper Karun by Isabella Lucy Bird (1891)
"... like taking leave of the bright upper world to go down into some nether region, from which there would be no exit. The valley, at times narrowing into a ..."

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