What does the word inferno mean?

Usage examples for inferno

  1. It was an inferno such as Dante never dreamed of. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  2. Inferno, but the sorrow of love? – The Title Market by Emily Post
  3. The Princess Lucretia, too, heard the sounds; she was lying on a sofa, in her boudoir, reading the Inferno, and immediately mustered her garrison in the form of a French maid, and gave directions that no one should be admitted. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli