adj. Greek Mythology
Of or relating to the underworld.
adj : of the underworld; "nether regions" [syn: chthonic, lower, nether]
[From Greek khthonios, of the earth, from khthn, earth. See dhghem- in Indo-European Roots.]
"You enter and are stunned by a conspiracy in which the sublime universe of heavenly ogives and the chthonian world of gas guzzlers are juxtaposed."- Foucault's Pendulum, Eco