Acheron

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Ach·er·on

 (ăk′ə-rŏn′, -rən)
n. Greek Mythology
The river of woe, one of the five rivers of Hades.

Acheron

(ˈækəˌrɒn)
n
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

Ach•er•on

(ˈæk əˌrɒn)

n.
a river in the ancient Greek underworld over which Charon ferried the souls of the dead.
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Noun1.Acheron - (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by CharonAcheron - (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