Acheron(redirected from River of Woe)
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n. Greek Mythology
The river of woe, one of the five rivers of Hades.
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) one of the rivers in Hades over which the souls of the dead were ferried by Charon. Compare Styx
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) the underworld or Hades
a river in the ancient Greek underworld over which Charon ferried the souls of the dead.
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|Noun||1.||Acheron - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon|
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