Halcyon

[book] Halcyon, (Italian: Alcyone) is the title of a collection of 88 poems by Italian poet Gabriele d`Annunzio, written between 1899 and 1903, and published in 1903. It was intended as the third volume of a seven-book work called Laudi del cielo, del mare, della terra e degli eroi (Odes to the sky, to the sea, to the earth and to the heroe...
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halcyon

calm and peaceful 
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halcyon

[adj] - idyllically calm and peaceful 2. [adj] - joyful and carefree
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Halcyon

Hal'cy·on (hăl'sĭ*ŏn) noun [ Latin halcyon , alcyon , Greek 'alkyw`n , 'alkyw`n : confer French halcyon .] (Zoology) A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorou...
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Halcyon

Hal'cy·on adjective 1. Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs in nests on or near the sea during the calm weather about the winter solstice. 2. Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy. 'Deep, halcyon repose.' De Quincy.
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halcyon

<ornithology> A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia. 'Amidst our arms as quiet you shall be As halcyons brooding on a winter sea.' (Dryden) ... Origin: L. Halcyon, alcyon, Gr., F. Halcyon. ... Source: W...
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halcyon

adjective idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity; `a halcyon atmosphere`
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Halcyon

genus Halcyon noun a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
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Halcyon

• (a.) Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy. • (n.) A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia. • (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs...
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Halcyon

Halcyon is a Greek girl name. The meaning of the name is `Mythical Bird, Controlled Sea Storms` Where is it used? The name Halcyon is mainly used In Other languages.How do they say it elsewhere? Alcyone ( In Greek Mythology (Latinized) )See also In Greek Mythology (Latinized) : Halcyone The name Halcyon doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most comm...
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Halcyon

[Delphic song] `Halcyon` is the fourth single by British alternative dance band Delphic, and is the sixth track on their debut album Acolyte. The single reached #143 in the UK singles chart. ==Advertising== The song was featured nationwide on the new 2010 advert for the Samsung Monte mobile phone. ==Music video== The video features the band...
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Halcyon

The Halcyon was a British first-class gunboat of 1070 tons launched in 1894. There have been ships in the British navy bearing the name Halcyon since 1803.
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Halcyon

Halcyon was an old or poetical name of the kingfisher. It was fabled to lay its eggs in nests that floated on the sea, about the winter solstice, and to have the power of charming the winds and waves during the period of incubation, so that the weather was then calm; whence the term, halcyon days.
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Halcyon

[Best Of] Halcyon (Best of) is a compilation album by the British electronica duo Orbital featuring a selection of singles from their career together, it was released in 2005. ==The album== Though the group`s `official` greatest hits album Work 1989-2002 had been released 3 years earlier, in 2005 the band`s parent label Warner decided to re...
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Halcyon

[dialogue] Halcyon (Ἀλκυών) is a short dialogue with the distinction of being attributed in the manuscripts to both Plato and Lucian, although the work is not by either writer. Favorinus, writing in the early 2nd century, attributes it to a certain Leon. In the dialogue, Socrates relates to Chaerephon the ancient myth of the Halcyon,...
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Halcyon

[genus] H. badia H. smyrnensis H. leucocephala H. pileata H. cyanoventris H. senegalensis H. senegaloides H. malimbica H. albiventris H. sancta Halcyon (ən) is a genus of the tree kingfishers, near passerine birds in the family Halcyonidae. The following is the list of species: However, other sources, including Fry & Fry, lump the genera P...
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Halcyon

[role-playing game] Halcyon is an indie role-playing game, independently published by Neuwerld Studios among two editions. The Player Codex was released in 2008 in softcover format, replaced in 2010 by the illustrated Core Rulebook in hardcover format. == Synopsis == The setting of the game is rooted within the fictional metropolitan city o...
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Halcyon

[Orbital song] `Halcyon` is a song written and performed by Orbital, dedicated to the Hartnolls` mother, who was addicted to the tranquiliser Halcion (Triazolam) for many years. The song features two samples from earlier international hit singles. The first sample is a backmasked vocal sample by Kirsty Hawkshaw from `It`s a Fine Day` by Opu...
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Halcyon

[console] The Halcyon is a home video game console released in January 1985 by RDI Video Systems. The initial retail price for the system was US$2500, and it featured a laserdisc player and attached computer, each the size of an early-model VCR. Only two games were released for the system before RDI went bankrupt: Thayer`s Quest and NFL Foo...
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halcyon

idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquility
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halcyon

marked by peace and prosperity
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