islands in the ocean at the remotest western end of the world, to which the souls of heroes and worthy persons were said to be transported after death.
- Also called Hesperides.
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British Dictionary definitions for Islands of the Blessed
Greek myth lands where the souls of heroes and good men were taken after death: Also called: Hesperides
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