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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.]
(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]
(in Greek myth) a river in the underworld over which the souls of the dead were ferried by Charon.
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|Noun||1.||Styx - (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