Origin of halcyon
Middle English alceon, from Latin halcyon, from Greek alkyōn, halkyōn
First Known Use: 14th century
Simple Definition of halcyon
: very happy and successful
Examples of halcyon
<a halcyon era following the American Civil War>
<during those early halcyon years the company's potential for growth seemed unlimited>
First Known Use of halcyon
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