Promised LandProm·ised Land
- Bible Canaan, promised by God to Abraham and his descendants: Gen. 17:8
- [usuallyp- l-] any place regarded as the realization of one's hopes
- In the Bible, the land promised by God to Abraham's descendants, identified with the land of Canaan.
- promised land A longed-for place or situation where satisfaction and happiness will be achieved.
(plural promised lands)
- Alternative form of Promised Land.