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1    City of God, divine abode, Elysian fields, garden of delights, Happy Valley     (Islam)   heaven, heavenly kingdom, Olympus     (poetic)   Promised Land, Zion     (Christianity)  
2    Eden, Garden of Eden  
3    bliss, delight, felicity, heaven, seventh heaven, utopia  
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  ( paradises    plural  )
1       n-proper   According to some religions, paradise is a wonderful place where people go after they die, if they have led good lives.   (=heaven)  
The Koran describes paradise as a place containing a garden of delight...     
2       n-var   You can refer to a place or situation that seems beautiful or perfect as paradise or a paradise. of the world's great natural paradises...     
3       n-count   You can use paradise to say that a place is very attractive to a particular kind of person and has everything they need for a particular activity.  
supp N  
The Algarve is a golfer's paradise...     
    fool's paradise  

bird of paradise        ( birds of paradise    plural  ) A bird of paradise is a songbird which is found mainly in New Guinea. The male birds have very brightly coloured feathers.      n-count  
fool's paradise     
If you say that someone is living in a fool's paradise, you are criticizing them because they are not aware that their present happy situation is likely to change and get worse.      n-sing   a N     (disapproval) in a fool's paradise of false prosperity.     

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