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Islands of the Blessed

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plural noun Classical Mythology.

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.

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Also called Hesperides.
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Islands of the Blessed

pl n

Greek myth lands where the souls of heroes and good men were taken after deathAlso called: Hesperides
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