noun Also Elysian (or elysian) fields
1. Greek Mythology
the dwelling place of virtuous
people after death
any place or condition of ideal
bliss or complete happiness; paradise
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Word origin of 'Elysium'L < Gr Ēlysion (pedion), Elysian (plain), plain of the departed, of non-IE orig.