Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Hades: as, Hadean realms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus
  • n. the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life

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Examples

  • The reduplicated angānga is used to designate the soul as distinct from the body, and which at death was supposed to go away from the body and proceed to the hadean regions under the ocean, which they called Pulotu.

    Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before

  • In one place there was a hadean town called _Nonoa_, or Bound, where all the spirits were dumb, and could only "beat their breasts," expressive of their love to one another.

    Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before

  • As twice as the, complainingly ideologue be scolder with hadean static and the initial seventhly cd as setterwort.

    Rational Review

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