AskDefine | Define Charon

Dictionary Definition

Charon n : (Greek mythology) the ferryman who brought the souls of the dead across the river Styx or the river Acheron to Hades

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  • /ˈkɛərən/

Proper noun

  1. The largest of three moons of Pluto. (Read more at Wikipedia)
  2. The ferryman of Hades. (Read more at Wikipedia)


a moon of Pluto
the ferryman of Hades

Extensive Definition

Charon may refer to:

See also

Charon in Czech: Charon
Charon in Welsh: Charon
Charon in Danish: Charon
Charon in German: Charon
Charon in Estonian: Charon (täpsustus)
Charon in Modern Greek (1453-): Χάρων
Charon in Spanish: Caronte
Charon in Esperanto: Karono
Charon in Basque: Karonte (argipena)
Charon in French: Charon
Charon in Korean: 카론
Charon in Croatian: Haron
Charon in Italian: Caronte
Charon in Latin: Charon
Charon in Hungarian: Charon
Charon in Dutch: Charon
Charon in Japanese: カロン (曖昧さ回避)
Charon in Low German: Charon
Charon in Polish: Charon
Charon in Romanian: Charon (dezambiguizare)
Charon in Russian: Харон (значения)
Charon in Simple English: Charon
Charon in Slovak: Cháron
Charon in Slovenian: Haron (razločitev)
Charon in Swedish: Charon (olika betydelser)
Charon in Ukrainian: Харон
Charon in Contenese: 卡戎

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