nether region

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Noun1.nether region - (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evilnether region - (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
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The early afternoon was mild and hazy, and unlike winter but for the prematurely low sun struggling through the haze, as Raffles and I emerged from the nether regions at Westminster Bridge, and stood for one moment to admire the infirm silhouettes of Abbey and Houses in flat gray against a golden mist.
Whether guilty or innocent, it was as if old de Barral had been down to the Nether Regions.
Getting on TV is an achievement in the eyes of some characters, even if it was only because they are the proud owner of a deformed nether region.
doctoral candidate in sociology and social policy), "America's Missing Class" consists of those approximately 57 million Americans living in the nether region above the official poverty line but well below economic security--those households earning roughly between $20,000 and $40,000 for a family of four.
But this writer of bad Westerns arrives in Vienna just in time to catch Lime's burial and to fall through the looking glass into a nether region populated by spies, smugglers, and assasins.
WIDE OF THE MARK Is a capital letter An envelope full of cash I think perhaps a hyphen Is a sprint or a dash Is a semicolon Half a back passage Another football metaphor A nether region jazz age Is it hell at Number 10?
Paul, who lives in Blaydon, is the author of books including Balls: Tales From Football's Nether Region and Black And White Army.
After giving Carey Hart's nether region a good tug, a crophaired Pink went on to perform hits including So What
Among those who have experienced this discomfort, more than two thirds (68%) say this occurs most in their nether regions, including the buttocks, inner thighs and males' berries (yes, balls).
Call me Captain Health and Safety but you probably shouldn't stand naked atop a skyscraper with electrodes attached to your nether regions singing Great Balls of Fire either.
Gwynnie gets stick enough for preaching to people about Goop website, but now if we Actress/health guru Gwynnie gets stick enough for preaching to people about her design for life on her Goop website, but now if we don't surrender to her macrobiotic ways and start steam cleaning our nether regions (she actually does this), we might C/nd ourselves hearing that familiar refrain.
But the Castleford prop hopes his nether regions stay under wraps for the immediate future after some dark days since the end of last season.