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netherworld (n.)

also nether-world, 1630s, "place beneath the earth," from nether + world.

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Definitions of netherworld from WordNet

netherworld (n.)
(religion) the world of the dead; "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis;
Synonyms: Hell / Hades / infernal region / Scheol / underworld
From wordnet.princeton.edu