paradise

  1. any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  2. a heavenly place (peaceful and beautiful) where those who are favored by the gods can go when they die

paradise

In various religions, a place or state of happiness. Examples are the Garden of Eden and the Messianic kingdom; the Islamic paradise of the Koran is a place of sensual pleasure. ...
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Paradise

Par'a·dise noun [ Middle English & French paradis , Latin paradisus , from Greek para`deisos park, paradise, from Zend pairidaēza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Greek ...) + diz to throw up, pile up; confer Sanskrit dih to smear, and E...
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Paradise

Par'a·dise transitive verb To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch. [ R.] Marston.
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paradise

To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch. ... 1. The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation. ... 2. The abode of sanctified souls after death. 'To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise.' (Luke xxiii. 43) 'It sounds to him like her mother's voice, Singing in Paradise.' (Longfellow) ... 3. A...
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Paradise

noun (Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death
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Paradise

• (n.) The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation. • (v. t.) To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch. • (n.) A churchyard or cemetery. • (n.) A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness. • (n.) The abode of sanctified sou...
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Paradise

(from the article `African American literature`) ...whiteness as a thematic obsession in American literature. In 1993 Morrison became the first African American to be awarded the Nobel Prize for ...
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paradise

in religion, a place of exceptional happiness and delight. The term paradise is often used as a synonym for the Garden of Eden before the expulsion ... [4 related articles]
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Paradise

Paradise is slang for the upper gallery of a theatre.
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Paradise

In architecture a paradise is a small private apartment or study. The term is also applied to an open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, like the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc.
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Paradise

[Coldplay song] The song received its radio debut at 7:50 a.m. on The Chris Moyles Show (BBC Radio 1) on 12 September 2011. According to Coldplay`s official website, the single was not initially chart eligible in the United Kingdom, because it was available on iTunes as an `instant grat` (immediate download) when pre-ordering the album. Fol...
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Paradise

[1931 song] `Paradise` is a 1931 song by Nacio Herb Brown, with lyrics by Nacio Herb Brown and Gordon Clifford. It was first sung by Pola Negri in RKO Pictures` 1932 film A Woman Commands, and has since been heard in many other films, including a memorable performance by Gloria Grahame (dubbed by Kaye Lorraine), in the 1949 Nicholas Ray fil...
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Paradise

[Sade song] `Paradise` is a 1988 song by Sade. The single, from the album Stronger Than Pride, was Sade`s most successful on the US R&B chart, peaking at number one for one week, and peaking at number 16 on the Hot 100. `Paradise` was also a hit on the dance charts, where it peaked at number 21. `Paradise` is often considered their signatur...
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Paradise

Paradise, uninc. town (1990 pop. 25,406), Butte co., N central Calif., in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It is mainly residential with a growing population. Cattle are raised and fruits, olives, nuts, wheat, and nursery stock are grown. Gold was discovered nearby in 1859.
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Paradise

Paradise: see Eden, Garden of; heaven.
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paradise

In various religions, a place or state of happiness. Examples are the Garden of Eden and the Messianic kingdom; the Islamic paradise of the Koran is a place of sensual pleasure
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Paradise

[Change song] `Paradise` is a 1981 single by Change from the LP entiltled Miracles. The single`s vocals were sung by James Robinson and Deborah Cooper. Along with the songs `Hold Tight` and `Heaven of My Life`, it became a number one single on the US dance chart for five weeks. `Paradise` crossed over to the soul chart, peaking at number se...
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Paradise

[The Temptations song] `Paradise` is a 1962 single by The Temptations for the Gordy label. The single is notable for being The Temptations` first charting single on the Billboard Pop charts. However, it was not their first on the Hot 100 (that honor would go to the group’s later single, The Way You Do the Things You Do), instead it charte...
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Paradise

[John Prine] Discussion | Project | Members | To do | Portal | Featured content China noticeboard Shortcut: WP:ZHWNB / WP:CRTNB {SUBPAGENAME} ...
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Paradise

[game] Surplus non-catalog items on sale in Edmund Scientific Corporation`s factory store in Barrington, New Jersey. ...
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Paradise

Paradise is a religious or metaphysical term for a place in which existence is positive, harmonious and eternal. It is conceptually a counter-image of the supposed miseries of human civilization, and in paradise there is only peace, prosperity, and happiness. Paradise is a place of contentment, but it is not necessarily a land of luxury and idlene...
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Paradise

French name for the sweet, semi-fermented Beaujolais . This corresponds to a Red Spring (Germany) or Storm (Austria). See also Must .
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Paradise

[synchronized skating team] Paradise are a senior-level synchronized skating team representing Russia. Currently, they are ranked fourth in the world by the International Skating Union.{r|isu-ws} ==Competitive results (1999–2009)== ==Competitive results (2009–14)== ...
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Paradise

[Warrenton, Virginia] Paradise is a historic house at 158 Winchester Street in Warrenton, Virginia. The oldest portion of this two story timber frame house was built c. 1758, and is believed to be the oldest building in Warrenton. The central block of the house is three bays, with a side passage plan. It is flanked on either side by two-sto...
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