happy hunting ground


happy hunting ground

noun

Definition of HAPPY HUNTING GROUND

1
:  the paradise of some American Indian tribes to which the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death to spend a happy hereafter in hunting and feasting
2
:  a choice or profitable area of activity or exploitation

First Known Use of HAPPY HUNTING GROUND

1837

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