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Elysium

noun Ely·si·um \i-ˈli-zhē-əm, -zē-\
plural Ely·si·ums or -sia \-zhē-ə, -zē-\

Definition of ELYSIUM

1
:  the abode of the blessed after death in classical mythology
2
:  paradise 2

Examples of ELYSIUM

  1. <the mourners were comforted by their belief that the saintly woman was now experiencing the joys of Elysium>
  2. <the universal pipe dream that there exists somewhere an earthly Elysium where people live trouble-free lives>

Origin of ELYSIUM

Latin, from Greek Ēlysion
First Known Use: 1567

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