Elysian


Elysian
Elysian ADJECTIVE 1) relating to Elysium or the Elysian Fields, the place in Greek mythology where heroes were conveyed after death. 2) of or like paradise.

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  • Elysian — Elysian …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elysian — E*ly sian, a. [L. Elysius, fr. Elysium.] Pertaining, or the abode of the blessed after death; hence, yielding the highest pleasures; exceedingly delightful; beatific. Elysian shades. Massinger. Elysian age. Beattie. [1913 Webster] This life of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elysian — Elysian, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 486 Housing Units (2000): 276 Land area (2000): 0.881544 sq. miles (2.283188 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.881544 sq. miles (2.283188 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Elysian, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 486 Housing Units (2000): 276 Land area (2000): 0.881544 sq. miles (2.283188 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.881544 sq. miles (2.283188 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Elysian — 1570s, from Gk. Elysion pedion Elysian field, where heroes and the virtuous live after death, from a pre Greek word of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • Elysian — [ē lizh′ən, ēliz′ē ən; ilizh′ən, iliz′ē ən] adj. [also e ] 1. in or like Elysium 2. happy; blissful; delightful …   English World dictionary

  • Elysian — 1. noun (Classical mythology) Elysium; home of the blessed, after death. 2. adjective a) Of or pertaining to Elysian or Elysium, the location. Unlike Raphaels Galatea and his Three Graces , examples of Elysian happiness in a race in the state of… …   Wiktionary

  • elysian — adjective 1. relating to the Elysian Fields • Pertains to noun: ↑Elysium • Derivationally related forms: ↑Elysium 2. being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods her pies were simply divine the divine Shakespeare …   Useful english dictionary

  • elysian — adjective Usage: often capitalized Date: 1579 1. of or relating to Elysium 2. blissful, delightful < elysian peace > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Elysian — [ɪ lɪzɪən] adjective relating to Elysium or the Elysian Fields, the place in Greek mythology where heroes were conveyed after death. ↘of or like paradise …   English new terms dictionary


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