Meaning of lower world

low'er world'

Pronunciation: (lō'ur), [key]
  1. the regions of the dead, conceived of as lying beneath the surface of the earth; Hades; the underworld.
  2. the earth, as distinguished from the heavenly bodies or from heaven.
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