from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The river of woe, one of the five rivers of Hades.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A river in the Nether World or infernal regions; also, the infernal regions themselves. By some of the English poets it was supposed to be a flaming lake or gulf.
- proper n. Hell
- proper n. A language of Sudan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A river in the Nether World or infernal regions; also, the infernal regions themselves. By some of the English poets it was supposed to be a flaming lake or gulf.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek and Roman mythology, the name of a river in Hades, over which the souls of the dead were ferried by Charon; hence, a general name for the lower world.
- n. A genus of neuropterous insects.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon
The thing I like about Acheron is that he is actually a bit crap and seems to enjoy playing at being a bad guy far more than he is at actually being one.
Acheron is a tributary of the river Styx, across which you might be ferried on your way to the underworld.
Acheron is like Zhark -- perhaps he's just gone through the character generator.
Acheron is the perfectly mysterious bad boy, and seeing him drawn reminded me how young he was when he stopped aging.
I would love to hang out with Simi or Acheron from the Dark Hunter series.
The word Acheron, in the original language, signifies River of Sorrow.
Acheron is the book that by far tops the list, but other ARCs I'd really love to get my hands on are Lover Enshrined by J.R. Ward, Dark Needs at Night's Edge by Kresley Cole, Dawn's Awakening by Lora Leigh, Demon Moon by Meljean Brook, The Lost Duke of Wyndham by Julia Quinn, and Seduce Me At Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas.
You shall go down the dark road to Acheron, which is the road of silence and the night.
You shall go down the dark road to Acheron, which is the road of silence and the night The dark empire, unreborn, shall remain a legend and a black memory.
Aidoneus is supposed to have wrought mines in his kingdom, and, as the entrance into it was over a river called Acheron, that prince has often been confounded with Pluto; Epirus too, which was situate very low, may have been figuratively described as the Infernal