Elysium



[ih-lizh-ee-uh m, ih-lee-zhee-, ih-liz-, ih-lee-zee-, ih-lizh-uh m] /ɪˈlɪʒ i əm, ɪˈli ʒi-, ɪˈlɪz-, ɪˈli zi-, ɪˈlɪʒ əm/

noun
1.
Also called Elysian Fields. Classical Mythology. the abode of the blessed after death.
2.
any similarly conceived abode or state of the dead.
3.
any place or state of perfect happiness; paradise.
4.
an area in the northern hemisphere of Mars, appearing as a light region when viewed telescopically from the earth.
/ɪˈlɪzɪəm/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) Also called Elysian fields. the dwelling place of the blessed after death See also Islands of the Blessed
2.
a state or place of perfect bliss
n.

1590s, from Latin Elysium, from Greek Elysion (pedion) “abode of the blessed” (see Elysian).

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