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Acheron Syllabification: Ach·er·on
Pronunciation: /ˈakəˌrän/ /-rən/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Acheron in English:

1One of the rivers of Hades.
1.1 literary Hell.

Origin

Early 16th century: Latin from Greek Akherōn.

Words that rhyme with Acheron

Aldebaran • Auberon

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