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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elysium  \E*ly"sium\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Elysiums},  L.  {Elysia}.  [L., 
  fr  Gr  ?,  ?  ?,  Elysian  field.]  (Anc.  Myth.) 
  1.  A  dwelling  place  assigned  to  happy  souls  after  death;  the 
  seat  of  future  happiness;  Paradise. 
 
  2.  Hence  any  delightful  place 
 
  An  Elysian  more  pure  and  bright  than  that  pf  the 
  Greeks.  --I.  Taylor. 




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