Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The world of disembodied spirits; Hades; the shades.

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Examples

  • Built at a point where the leylines meet, upon land that was once a sacred site, it is the gateway to a spirit-world where Celtic and Native American magicks mingle and leak into our own.

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  • Built at a point where the leylines meet, upon land that was once a sacred site, it is the gateway to a spirit-world where Celtic and Native American magicks mingle and leak into our own.

    March 2009

  • Eventually, their eyes grow so large and filled with spirit-sightings that they become like balloons and the ghost frogs float up to the spirit-world, their tiny bodies dangling below, gaze fixed on that which they will soon become part of.

    Snippets of the Hunt for Weird

  • “Not human protection; I sense a spirit-world intervention.”

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  • “Not human protection; I sense a spirit-world intervention.”

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  • “Not human protection; I sense a spirit-world intervention.”

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  • “Not human protection; I sense a spirit-world intervention.”

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  • Suddenly all that stands between Galactic annihilation of human and spirit-world creatures alike is a half-breed boy and a cranky old Engine Devil named Scratch.

    February 28th, 2006

  • But Sedna, who had learned all of her lessons the hard way since even before her father had betrayed her so long ago, had understood the danger the Tuunbaq posed to her even before she created it, so now she activated a secret weakness she had built into the Tuunbaq, chanting her own spirit-world irinaliutit incantations.

    The Terror

  • There was not a romance of Balzac and George Sand which the indefatigable little creature had not devoured — by the time she was sixteen: and, however little she sympathised with her relatives at home, she had friends, as she said, in the spirit-world, meaning the tender

    The History of Pendennis

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