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milk and honey

Definition of milk and honey in English:

Prosperity and abundance.
[With biblical allusion to the prosperity of the Promised Land (Exod. 3:8)]
Example sentences
  • Zambia can be turned into a land of plenty, flowing with milk and honey.
  • In the land of milk and honey, debt is wealth, war means peace and a dollar sailing towards hell in the proverbial hand basket is a good thing.
  • ‘Our new approach,’ he said on Friday, ‘will be to present our independence not as a land of milk and honey but as a land of opportunity.’
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