Elysium[ē liz̸h′əm, -liz′ē əm; i-]
- Gr. Myth. the dwelling place of virtuous people after death
- any place or condition of ideal bliss or complete happiness; paradise
Origin of ElysiumClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Ēlysion (pedion), Elysian (plain), plain of the departed, of non-IE origin, originally
- Greek Mythology The Elysian Fields.
- A place or condition of ideal happiness.
Origin of ElysiumLatin Ēlysium, from Greek Ēlusion (pedion), Elysian (fields).
Latin, from Greek Ἠλύσιον (πεδίον) Ēlusion (pedion).