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elysian


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elysian  \E*ly"sian\,  a.  [L.  Elysius,  fr  Elysium.] 
  Pertaining,  or  the  abode  of  the  blessed  after  death;  hence 
  yielding  the  highest  pleasures;  exceedingly  delightful; 
  beatific.  ``Elysian  shades.''  --Massinger.  ``Elysian  age.'' 
  --Beattie. 
 
  This  life  of  mortal  breath  Is  but  a  suburb  of  the  life 
  elysian.  --Longfellow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elysian 
  adj  1:  relating  to  the  Elysian  Fields 
  2:  resembling  paradise;  causing  happiness;  "elysian  peace";  "a 
  paradisal  place  without  work  or  struggle";  "paradisial 
  isles";  "an  age  of  paradisiacal  happiness"  [syn:  {paradisiacal}, 
  {paradisiac},  {paradisaical},  {paradisaic},  {paradisal}, 
  {paradisial}] 
  3:  of  such  surpassing  excellence  as  to  suggest  divine 
  inspiration;  "her  pies  were  simply  divine";  "the  divine 
  Shakespeare";  "an  elysian  meal";  "an  inspired  performance" 
  [syn:  {divine},  {inspired}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Elysian,  MN  (city,  FIPS  19160) 
  Location:  44.19997  N,  93.67707  W 
  Population  (1990):  445  (208  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  56028 




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