Elysium[ē liz̸h′əm, -liz′ē əm; i-]
Elysium definition by Webster's New World
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- Gr. Myth. the dwelling place of virtuous people after death
- any place or condition of ideal bliss or complete happiness; paradise
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Ēlysion (pedion), Elysian (plain), plain of the departed, of non-IE origin, originally
Elysium definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Greek Mythology The Elysian Fields.
- A place or condition of ideal happiness.
Origin: Latin Ēlysium, from Greek Ēlusion (pedion), Elysian (fields).