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heaven

noun

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1 a dwelling place of perfect happiness for the soul after death
  • prayed that the souls of the deceased would go to heaven

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2 an often imaginary place or state of utter perfection and happiness
  • compared to my old job, this new one is heaven

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4 usually heavens plural the expanse of air surrounding the earth
  • the starry heavens
  • the space shuttle gradually disappeared into the heavens

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The first known use of heaven was before the 12th century

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“Heaven.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heaven. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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