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in·fer·no

 (ĭn-fûr′nō)
n. pl. in·fer·nos
1. A place or condition suggestive of hell, especially with respect to human suffering or death: the inferno of battle.
2. A place of fiery heat or destruction.

[Italian, hell, from Late Latin īnfernus; see infernal.]

inferno

(ɪnˈfɜːnəʊ)
n, pl -nos
1. (Theology) the inferno (sometimes capital) hell; the infernal region
2. any place or state resembling hell, esp a conflagration
[C19: from Italian, from Late Latin infernus hell]

in•fer•no

(ɪnˈfɜr noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
1. hell; the infernal regions.
2. a place or region that resembles hell, esp. in intense heat.
[1825–35; < Italian < Late Latin infernus hell, n. use of Latin infernus; see infernal]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inferno - any place of pain and turmoilinferno - any place of pain and turmoil; "the hell of battle"; "the inferno of the engine room"; "when you're alone Christmas is the pits";
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
2.inferno - a very intense and uncontrolled fireinferno - a very intense and uncontrolled fire
fire - the event of something burning (often destructive); "they lost everything in the fire"
wildfire - a raging and rapidly spreading conflagration
3.inferno - (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evilInferno - (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit"; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
Gehenna, Tartarus - a place where the wicked are punished after death
hellfire, red region - a place of eternal fire envisaged as punishment for the damned
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior

inferno

noun blaze, fire, flames, conflagration Rescue workers fought to get to victims inside the inferno.
Translations

inferno

[ɪnˈfɜːnəʊ] N (= hell) → infierno m; (= fire) → hoguera f
in a few minutes the house was a blazing infernoen pocos minutos la casa era una hoguera
it's like an inferno in thereallí dentro hace un calor insoportable

inferno

[ɪnˈfɜːrnəʊ] n (= fiercely burning fire) → brasier m

inferno

n (= hell)Hölle f, → Inferno nt; (= blazing house etc)Flammenmeer nt; a blazing infernoein flammendes Inferno; it’s like an inferno in here (fig)hier ist es wie in einem Brutofen

inferno

[ɪnˈfɜːnəʊ] ninferno