from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The river across which the souls of the dead are ferried, one of the five rivers in Hades.
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- proper n. the river, in Hades, over which the souls of the dead are ferried by Charon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The principal river of the lower world, which had to be crossed in passing to the regions of the dead.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek myth, a river of the lower world.
- n. [NL.] In zoology, a genus of butterflies, of the subfamily Pierinæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
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In Atlanta, Nicki Styx is grateful to her new boyfriend, ER Dr. Joe Bascombe whom she met when he saved her life though lacking exact change for ferryman to escort her across her surname river also proved a factor (see DEAD GIRLS ARE EASY).
To the east the land fell away steeply across rocky ground to the Grendel Valley River some called the Styx four thousand feet down and five miles away.
"Ask any gift of me and it shall be thine; I call the Styx to witness."
There’s a solid and well defined idea at the heart of the story, and understanding the Styx is the key to it.
I never thought I’d see the day, but, according to The New York Times, even Styx is popular again.
This hidden civilization, beautiful and unforgiving, is dominated by a sinister, vicious race called the Styx, who have presided over generations of enslaved colonists.
The hidden civilization he finds, beautiful and unforgiving, is dominated by a sinister, vicious race called the Styx, who have ruled over generations of enslaved colonists.
Once a river ran through it, a tributary to that river which the Stygians call the Styx, the Kothians the Stygus, and the Nemedians the Nilas.
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