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Acheron

(ăk`ərŏn): see HadesHades
, in Greek and Roman religion and mythology. 1 The ruler of the underworld: see Pluto. 2 The world of the dead, ruled by Pluto and Persephone, located either underground or in the far west beyond the inhabited regions.
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Acheron

river of woe in the underworld. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 5]
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A note to the passage by Wilson associates the infernal rivers, Acheron, Cocytus, and Lethe with the canals leading to the pyramids.
The references to Cocytus and Acheron are the last to the classical world.
20pm) CAPTAIN "Lucky" Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe) and the 197-strong crew of the HMS Surprise are ordered to intercept the French Privateer, Acheron and "sink, burn or take her as a prize".
20pm) CAPTAIN 'Lucky' Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe) and the 197-strong crew of the HMS Surprise are ordered to intercept the French Russell Crowe as Captain Aubrey Privateer, Acheron and "sink, burn or take her as a prize".
20pm) CAPTAIN 'Lucky' Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe) and the 197-strong crew of the HMS |Russell Crowe as Captain Aubrey Surprise are ordered to intercept the French Privateer, Acheron and "sink, burn or take her as a prize".
The following day, together with HMS Acheron, she helped to sink a Uboat, and on September 12, HMS Kelly brought the Duke of Windsor (the former King Edward VIII) back to England from Le Havre.
Surround-sound loudspeakers provided by Meyer Sound will array the walls and ceiling of the theater and five Meyer Sound Acheron main screen channel loudspeakers will be used to enhance the acoustic experience.
During NYCB's winter season, she graced Liam Scarlett's premiere, Acheron.
The project aims to implement pilot projects for monitoring major habitat types and species of flora and fauna in areas Natura 2000, are managed in whole or in part subject to the powers of the Management Straits and Estuaries Acheron and well.
Barely surviving, Aubrey repairs the Surprise and sets off in pursuit of the Acheron for the decisive battle.
28) The New Zealand Geographic Board has now restored the Spanish place-names that had been displaced by later surveyors: for example, Bauza's Punta de las marcaciones had been re-named Flurry Head by Captain John Lort Stokes, RN, during his survey of Doubtful Sound in HMS Acheron in 1851.
Through Charon, the inhabitants of the dead cross from one bank of the River Acheron to the next.