happy hunting ground


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

1826, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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