1 City of God, divine abode, Elysian fields, garden of delights, Happy Valley (Islam) heaven, heavenly kingdom, Olympus (poetic) Promised Land, Zion (Christianity)
3 bliss, delight, felicity, heaven, seventh heaven, utopia
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paradise ( 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.
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.
...one 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... →
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
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)
...living in a fool's paradise of false prosperity.
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