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af·ter·world

 (ăf′tər-wûrld′)
n.
A world believed to exist for those in the afterlife.

afterworld

(ˈɑːftəˌwɜːld)
n
(Theology) a world inhabited after death

af•ter•world

(ˈæf tərˌwɜrld, ˈɑf-)

n.
the future world, esp. the world after death.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.afterworld - the place where you are after you dieafterworld - the place where you are after you die
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
Translations

afterworld

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