the Pearly Gates

plural noun

Definition of the Pearly Gates

informal + humorous
: a pair of gates thought of as the place through which people enter heaven when they die

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“The Pearly Gates.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Pearly%20Gates. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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