land flowing with milk and honey

In the Old Testament, a poetic name for the Promised Land.


Nearby words

  1. land breeze,
  2. land bridge,
  3. land contract,
  4. land crab,
  5. land dayak,
  6. land forces,
  7. land freeze,
  8. land girl,
  9. land grab,
  10. land grant

Note

Figuratively, a “land of milk and honey” is any place of great abundance.

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