Definition of lower regions in English:

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lower regions

plural noun

archaic
Hell or the underworld.
Example sentences
  • Such is the story told by Herodotus; but we must do him the justice to say he expresses his disbelief of it, as well as of the same king's visit to the lower regions.
  • Christ did not ascend to the higher heavens until he had descended to the lower regions.

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