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noun

(especially in Islam and the cabala) the highest heaven, where God and the most exalted angels dwell.
a state of intense happiness; bliss: We were in seventh heaven in our new home.

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Origin of seventh heaven

First recorded in 1810–20
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seventh heaven

noun

the final state of eternal bliss, esp according to Talmudic and Muslim eschatology
a state of supreme happiness

Word Origin for seventh heaven

C19: so named from the belief that there are seven levels of heaven, the seventh and most exalted being the abode of God and the angels
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