halcyon

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

<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

[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

[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

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

calm and peaceful 
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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

idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquility
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halcyon

marked by peace and prosperity
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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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