infernal region

  1. (religion) the world of the dead
    No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth
  2. (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment
    Hell is paved with good intentions
    Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell
    a demon from the depths of the pit
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How To Use infernal region In A Sentence

  • His conception of the infernal regions had been actively debated throughout the sixteenth century, two opposed views having been set forth by commentators on Dante's text.
  • Mapping the infernal regions of Hell and Purgatory with a geographer's precision, Botticelli takes the viewer on a journey of visceral, blood-curdling horror.
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  • With blackness all around it, these burning colours made Loch Shiel look like some lake of the infernal regions, an otherworldly vision, intense and remarkably beautiful.
  • So when the pair decide to create their own hell in Manhattan, and Nicky is sent to recapture them, nobody back home in the infernal regions holds out much hope.
  • Rhadamanthus, stern judge; in classical mythology, one of those in the infernal regions.
  • It is the lurid intermixture of the two that produces the illuminating blaze of the infernal regions.
  • Cuming claimed that ‘the forthcoming end of the world would be hastened by the construction of underground railways burrowing into the infernal regions and thereby disturbing the devil’.
  • Avernus, the Infernal Regions, Hell, Hades, is an a-negative word, combining a - and ornis ` bird, 'so that Avernus is a place without birds. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIV No 3
  • Nothing, however, in a palace, passes altogether unespied, so that the Empress's messengers at length received information that their mistress and the Emperor had been seen to descend that gloomy access to the dungeons, which, by allusion to the classical infernal regions, was termed the Pit of Waverley Novels — Volume 12
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