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erebus Explained

Erebus at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"place of darkness between earth and Hades," 1596, from L., from Gk. Erebos, of unknown origin, perhaps from Sem. (cf. Heb. erebh "sunset, evening." ///

Erebus at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

Mount a mountain that is an active volcano on Ross Island in Antarctica//

Erebus at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "Erebus":
Aides, Aidoneus, Cerberus, Charon, Cora, Despoina, Dis, Dis pater,
Egyptian darkness, Hades, Hel, Kore, Loki, Minos, Orcus, Osiris,
Persephassa, Persephone, Pluto, Proserpina, Proserpine,
Rhadamanthus, Satan, blackness, dark, darkness, darkness visible,
dead of night, intense darkness, lightlessness, moonlessness,
night, obscure, obscure darkness, obscurity, pitch-darkness,
pitchy darkness, starlessness, sunlessness, swarthiness,
tenebrosity, tenebrousness, the palpable obscure, total darkness,
velvet darkness

Erebus at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Erebus \Er"e*bus\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.]
1. (Greek Myth.) A place of nether darkness, being the gloomy
space through which the souls passed to Hades. See
Milton's ``Paradise Lost,'' Book II., line 883.

2. (Greek Myth.) The son of Chaos and brother of {Nox}, who
dwelt in Erebus.

To the infernal deep, with Erebus and tortures vile.

Erebus at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : (Greek mythology) Greek god of darkness who dwelt in the
underworld; son of Chaos; brother of Nox; father of
Aether and Day

Erebus at English (WD) Of Explained:

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Alternative forms

* Erebos


From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » Ἔρεβος|sc=polytonic.

Proper noun

Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: Greek mytholog » y The personification of darkness and shadow.
    1. A volcano in Antarctica, named after Category: w - :HMS Erebus|HMS Erebus.


      Inter: trans-top » mythology

  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|Erebos
  • Greenlandic: Inter: t- » kl|Erebosi
  • Inuktitut: Inter: t » iu|ᐄᕆᐳᔅ|tr=Iiripus|sc=Cans

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|Эреб|m|alt=Эреб|tr=Ereb
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|Érebo

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Antarctica -
    Translation: de » Erebus
    Translation: ko » Erebus

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