Meaning of inferno
Pronunciation: (in-fûr'nō for 3 also It. ēn-fer'nô), [key]
— pl. -nos.
- hell; the infernal regions.
- a place or region that resembles hell: The ironworks was an inferno of molten steel and half-naked bodies.
- (cap., italics) the first part of Dante's Divine Comedy, depicting hell and the suffering of the damned. Cf. paradise (def. 7),(def. 2).
- inferno (Thesaurus)