Elysian

[ih-lizh-uh n, ih-lee-zhuh n]

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling Elysium.
blissful; delightful.

Origin of Elysian

First recorded in 1570–80; Elysi(um) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for elysian

Elysian

adjective

of or relating to Elysium
literary delightful; glorious; blissful
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Word Origin and History for elysian

Elysian

adj.

1570s, from Greek Elysion pedion "Elysian field," where heroes and the virtuous live after death, from a pre-Greek word of unknown origin.

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