American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The Elysian Fields.
- n. A place or condition of ideal happiness.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek myth, the abode of the blessed after death. Also called the Elysian Fields. It is placed by Homer on the western border of the earth; by Hesiod and Pindar in the Islands of the Blest; by later poets in the nether world. It was conceived of as a place of perfect delight. In modern literature Elysium is often used for any place of exquisite happiness, and as synonymous (without religious reference) to Heaven.
- n. the home of the blessed after death.
- n. A place or state of ideal happiness; paradise.
- n. A region in the northern hemisphere of Mars.
- adj. blissful; euphoric
- adj. of or pertaining to Elysium.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Anc. Myth.) A dwelling place assigned to happy souls after death; the seat of future happiness; Paradise.
- n. Hence, any delightful place.
- n. a place or condition of ideal happiness
- n. (Greek mythology) the abode of the blessed after death
- Latin, from Greek Ἠλύσιον (πεδίον) Ēlusion (pedion). (Wiktionary)
- Latin Ēlysium, from Greek Ēlusion (pedion), Elysian (fields). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“You can build up a storehouse of riches to make your retirement in Elysium eternal.”
“This week will be a mixture of both: spiritually, you rest in Elysium, physically, it is Tax Time in Canada.”
“Basically, your pre-Apocalypse consumption of fastburger translates into how long you can linger in Elysium, before you face Final Judgement or can wrangle a Re-Incarnation.”
“Somewhere in Elysium, Tacitus says, “Hey, I coulda told you that.””
“His California house is called Neverland; his Florida house is called Elysium.”
“While our eyes are delighted, on the other side, with soft draperies and fine colours, and combinations of grace and elegance, that are fit to put a man in Elysium!”
“The flowers, the green grass, the glorious sunshine, the birds of the air, and the young lambs gambolling down the verdant slopes, which fill the heart of a British child with a fond ecstasy, bathing the young spirit in Elysium, would float unnoticed before the vision of a”
“The young are seldom in Elysium, for their desires, outstripping possibility, leave them as poor as a moneyless debtor.”
“There are loads of visually interesting sets, but the Elysium is a flying city so that familiar claustrophobic feeling isn’t there.”
“a speech, which the proudest beauty at the court of Felicia (so let me call the Elysium from which I am banished!) might have termed the very matins of Cupid.”
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