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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Phlegethon \Phleg"e*thon\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, prop. p. pr. of ? to blaze.] (Class Myth.) One of the principal rivers of Hades, in the channel of which fire flowed instead of water. Fierce Phlegethon, Whose waves of torrent fire inflame with rage. --Milton. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]