hades hades  /ˈheɪ diz/


  1. (n) (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
  2. (n) (religion) the world of the dead


  • The phonographs of 1954 sound far less like hades.


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  1. "Like it or not, we ran out of options," said Rep. David R. Obey, D-Wis., chairman of the Appropriations Committee. "There has never been a chance of a snowball in Hades that Congress would cut off those funds to those troops in the field."
    on May 24, 2007 By: David Obey Source: DetNews.com

  2. "The world's going to Hades in a handbasket," said Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., speaking Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press. "And we're going to debate the next three weeks, I'm told, gay marriage, a flag amendment and God only knows what else. I...
    on Jun 5, 2006 By: Joe Biden Source: Newstalk ZB

  3. "We were all sent to Hades that year," said Fred Carter as he reminisced about '72-'73 on ESPN.
    on Mar 21, 2010 By: Fred Carter Source: Business Mirror

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