(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls
Styx Sentence Examples
A bed of Agaricus was found by the writer near the river Styx; and upon this hint an attempt has been made to propagate edible fungi in this locality.
It was his duty to ferry over the Styx (or Acheron) those souls of the deceased who had duly received the rites of burial, in payment for which service he received an obol, which was placed in the mouth of the corpse.
The name is also applied in Greek mythology to a tributary of the Acheron or of the Styx, a river in Hades.
These include the catacombs of Rome, The River Styx and Inner Temple.
The Styx song "Come Sail Away" was used in some of the commericials.