Translation of underworld in Spanish:

underworld

Pronunciation: /ˈʌndərwɜːrld; ˈʌndəwɜːld/

n

  • 1.1 [Mythology/Mitología] the Underworld el infierno, el averno [literary/literario]
    More example sentences
    • To gain entrance to this forbidden domain she threatened to break down the gates of the underworld, free the dead and devour the living.
    • She also guides Persephone to the underworld and back twice a year and thus has a part to play in the seasons.
    • During the last six millennia, the hero's journey to the underworld of the dead has been a main part of epic storylines.
    1.2 (criminals) the underworld el hampa, los bajos fondos

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