1.1 (as noun an Elysium) A place or state of perfect happiness.
- 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.
heaven, paradise, the Elysian fields;
eternity, the afterlife, the next world, the hereafter;
Scandinavian Mythology Valhalla;
Classical Mythology the Islands of the Blessed;
Arthurian Legend Avalon
Via Latin from Greek Elusion (pedion) '(plain) of the blessed'.
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