[ (i-lizh-uhn) ]
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In classical mythology, the place where souls of the good went after death: a peaceful and beautiful region, full of meadows, groves, sunlight, and fresh air.
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Figuratively, “Elysian Fields” are a place of supreme happiness and bliss.
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How to use Elysian Fields in a sentence
Juno had taken them, while they slept, to the Elysian Fields to enjoy an eternity of bliss as a reward for their devotion.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
Perhaps its maker took the secret with her to the Elysian Fields.An Autobiography|Elizabeth Butler
So far we may proceed with full scientific sanction; beyond are the realms of fancy and dream, the Elysian Fields of Utopia.Socialism|John Spargo
I felt borne along by a mighty torrent which was sweeping me from elysian fields into some fathomless abyss.Piccadilly|Laurence Oliphant
Don't you think this eternal summer—these Elysian Fields—would pall upon you in course of time?A Trip to Venus|John Munro