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the Prince of Darkness

noun [S] uk   literary us  
the Devil (= the main evil spirit in the Christian religion)
Translations of “the Prince of Darkness”
in Chinese (Traditional) (基督教中的)撒旦,魔鬼…
in Chinese (Simplified) (基督教中的)撒旦,魔鬼…
(Definition of the Prince of Darkness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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