Meaning of Tartarus

Tar•ta•rus

Pronunciation: (tär'tur-us), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a sunless abyss, below Hades, in which Zeus imprisoned the Titans.
  2. a place in Hades for the punishment of the wicked.
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