paradise

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. Eden, heaven, Promised Land, Canaan, land of milk and honey; Utopia, Arcadia; never-never land; bliss, happiness; Elysian fields, Elysium; Shangri-la. Ant., hell.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The other world]
Syn. heaven, Kingdom Come, Celestial Home, By-and-By; see heaven 2 .
2. [The home of Adam and Eve]
Syn. Garden of Eden, Eden, the Garden.
3. [An idyllic land]
Syn. Arcadia, Cockaigne, Carcassonne, El Dorado, Elysium, the Elysian Fields, Erewhon, Eden, Valhalla, Xanadu, Beulah Land, Shangrila, Arcady, Arcadia; see also utopia .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
heaven on earth, heaven, utopia, Shangri-la, *cloud nine, *Eden, bliss, rapture, joy, euphoria.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A state of elated bliss: ecstasy, heaven, rapture, seventh heaven, transport. Informal: cloud nine. See HAPPY.

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