Elysian Fields love

Definitions

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  • proper n. Elysium; home of the blessed, after death.
  • proper n. A place or state of ideal happiness; paradise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Greek mythology) the abode of the blessed after death

Etymologies

From Elysian, from the Anglicization of Latin Elysium + fields. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It was held at a nearby Mormon church, and the burial was at a small suburban cemetery called Elysian Fields.

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  • This is the home of Alexander Cartwright and the Elysian Fields, a place where nearly eight million people a year click through the turnstiles of a ballpark.

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  • In contrast to this world of play and nursery rhymes, Javier De Frutos's very grown-up work Elysian Fields is an homage to Tennessee Williams, whose poetic, erotic works have haunted the choreographer's work for years.

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  • At one point he mentioned Flanders and she immediately thought of the poem, In Flanders fields the poppies blow / Between the crosses, row on row…She'd didn't mention this to him, because even though she knew the occasion of the poem, a part of her still thought of Flanders as an imagined place, like the Elysian Fields, or heaven.

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  • On Wednesday, Todd Harrison, the founder and CEO of Minyanville Media, and a former vice president at Morgan Stanley, hosted a group of his friends for a peek at the "Legacy Experience" and then a dinner of Elysian Fields lamb with kamut berry ragout.

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  • That line will skirt the edge of the French Quarter, and a segment of it will veer off and head down Elysian Fields, connecting to the existing, Riverfront streetcar line.

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  • Meanwhile, "the Rampart expansion up to St. Claude, along with the Elysian Fields tie, is slated to cost $79 million and will be funded by sales-tax revenue bonds," he said.

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  • Princes Street and the Elysian Fields, the Strand and the Ringstrasse—these are the Ways of the World today.

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  • The reason the restaurant can charge less: Executive chef Brian McBride is paying $5 a pound for rack of lamb from boutique supplier Elysian Fields — about 35% less than he paid last year.

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  • “They told me to take a streetcar named Desire,” she said, “and then transfer to one called Cemeteries and ride six blocks and get off at Elysian Fields!”

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