Definition of Infernal 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, Inferno, Nether Region, 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



2. Noun. (religion) the world of the dead. "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infernal Region

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inferior vocal fold
inferior wall of orbit
inferior wall of tympanic cavity
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inferiority complex
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inferiors
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inferiourity
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infernal region (current term)
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Literary usage of Infernal region

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1. The Vision: Or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri (1831)
"The mountain of Purgatory. i) The vaulted lamb.] " La tomba." This word is used to express the whole depth of the infernal region. END OF VOL. ..."

2. That Unknown Country: Or, what Living Men Believe Concerning Punishment (1888)
"In which infernal region were the righteous before the coming of Christ ? 31. In the upper, in a certain place joined to the lower, in which they were able ..."

3. That Unknown Country: Or, what Living Men Believe Concerning Punishment (1889)
"But to those who were in the lower infernal regions, it seemed that those who were in that infernal region which is joined to the lower, ..."

4. That Unknown Country: Or, What Living Men Believe Concerning Punishment by Lyman Abbott (1888)
"D. In which infernal region were the righteous before the coming of Christ ? M. In the upper, in a certain place joined to the lower, in which they were ..."

5. The Pantheon: Or, Ancient History of the Gods of Greece and Rome. For the by William Godwin (1814)
"... body : they asserted that the souls of men after death became inhabitants of a region lower than the earth, hence called the infernal region, and Hell. ..."

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