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ELYSIUM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Elysium mean? 

ELYSIUM (noun)
  The noun ELYSIUM has 2 senses:

1. a place or condition of ideal happiness
2. (Greek mythology) the abode of the blessed after death

  Familiarity information: ELYSIUM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ELYSIUM (noun)


Sense 1Elysium [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A place or condition of ideal happiness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Elysium" is a kind of...):

fictitious place; imaginary place; mythical place (a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings)


Sense 2Elysium [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Greek mythology) the abode of the blessed after death

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

Elysian Fields; Elysium

Hypernyms ("Elysium" is a kind of...):

Heaven (the abode of God and the angels)

Domain category:

Greek mythology (the mythology of the ancient Greeks)


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