Elysian Fields

(Greek mythology) the abode of the blessed after death
Syn: ↑Elysium
Derivationally related forms: ↑elysian (for: ↑Elysium)
Topics: ↑Greek mythology
Hypernyms: ↑Heaven

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noun plural
Usage: often capitalized E

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Elysian fields plural noun
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Main Entry:Elysium

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Elysian Fields,
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Figurative. The delegate…said that automation was “the key which would open the gates to the Elysian Fields of a new golden age” (London Times).

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