Styx

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Styx

 (stĭks)
n. Greek Mythology
The river across which the souls of the dead are ferried, one of the five rivers in Hades.

[Latin, from Greek Stux.]

Styx

(stɪks)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a river in Hades across which Charon ferried the souls of the dead
[from Greek Stux; related to stugein to hate]

Styx

(stɪks)

n.
(in Greek myth) a river in the underworld over which the souls of the dead were ferried by Charon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Styx - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead soulsStyx - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
netherworld, Scheol, underworld, Hades, infernal region, Hell - (religion) the world of the dead; "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Translations

Styx

[stɪks] NEstigio m, Laguna f Estigia

Styx

[stɪks] n (Myth) the Styxlo Stige
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The Roman idea of heaven was a passage to Elysium across the River Stix.