Definition for Paradise (-')

paradise (-'), n. [Early ME < Fr. < L. < Gk < OPers. pairida─ôza enclosure, park < pairi, around + diz, to mould, form.] (webplay: Adam, birds of Paradise, bliss, creation, day, delight, earth, east, Eden, felicity, heaven, natives, place, seat, souls after death, supreme).

  1. The garden of Eden; beautiful dwelling place of Adam and Eve; lush and exotic region of surpassing beauty; delight; bliss.
  2. Heaven; immortality; the afterlife; eternal rest; the dwelling place of God and his angels; the abode of righteous souls after death.
  3. Glory; exaltation.

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