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Meaning of ELYSIUM

Pronunciation:  i'lizheeum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a heavenly place (peaceful and beautiful) where those who are favored by the gods can go when they die
 

ELYSIUM is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: Elysian Fields, paradise, Valhalla
 
 See Also: Heaven

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*ly"sium\, n.; pl. E. {Elysiums}, L. {Elysia}. [L.,
fr. Gr. ?, ? ?, Elysian field.] (Anc. Myth.)
1. A dwelling place assigned to happy souls after death; the
   seat of future happiness; Paradise.

2. Hence, any delightful place.

         An Elysian more pure and bright than that pf the
         Greeks.                               --I. Taylor.

 

 

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