A town in California.
A town in Grenada.
A city in Kansas.
Other Word Forms of Paradise
Origin of Paradise
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin paradÄ«sus, from Ancient Greek παράδεισος (paradeisos), from Old Iranian *pari-daiza, compare Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌⸱𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (pairi daÄ“za, “walled enclusure, encompassing"), from 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌 (pairi, “around") and 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daÄ“za, “wall"). 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daÄ“za, “wall") may be from Proto-Indo-European *dheigÊ· (“to stick, set up").
Middle English paradis from Old French from Late Latin paradīsus from Greek paradeisos garden, enclosed park, paradise from Avestan pairidaēza- enclosure, park pairi- around per1 in Indo-European roots daēza- wall dheigh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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