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Elysium

Saltos de línea: Elys|ium
Pronunciación: /ɪˈlɪzɪəm
 
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Greek Mythology

Definición de Elysium en inglés:

1The place at the ends of the earth to which certain favoured heroes were conveyed by the gods after death.
1.1 (as noun an Elysium) A place or state of perfect happiness.
Example sentences
  • Had they in fact found an Elysium that had eluded me in my journeys?
  • Presumably, Snow is talking about that late 21st century Elysium in which everything comes out great in the end and all the debt just melts away.
  • Even those who come here in search of a deserted Elysium might find the town an adequate base, and one from which it is always easy to escape.
Sinónimos
heaven, paradise, the Elysian fields, empyrean, Arcadia, Arcady, Shangri-La;
eternity, kingdom come, the next life, the afterlife, the next world, the hereafter;
bliss;
Scandinavian Mythology Valhalla;
Classical Mythology the islands of the blessed;
Arthurian Legend Avalon

Origen

via Latin from Greek Elusion (pedion) '(plain) of the blessed'.

Words that rhyme with Elysium

symposium

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