What does the word hades mean?

Usage examples for hades

  1. The second is Hades, which also occurs in the original Greek of the Creed, and means the hidden, covered, intermediate world where the soul rests between death and the general Resurrection. – The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia by William James Miller
  2. Hence to Hades, in these days of conflict, with all who can be quickly removed!" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. To the heroes upon the Argo it seemed as if black chaos had come over the world again; they knew not whether they were adrift upon the sea or upon the River of Hades. – The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles by Padraic Colum