Definition of malebolge in English:

malebolge

Pronunciation /malɪˈbɒldʒ/

noun

(also malebolgia)
literary
  • A pool of filth; a hellish place or condition.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Beresford-Hope (1820–1887), politician and author. From Italian Malebolge, the name given by Dante (Infernoxviii) to the eighth circle of Hell, consisting of ten rock-bound concentric circular valleys, plural of malebolgia from malo evil (from classical Latin malus see mal-) + bolgia valley, bag.