Paradise (See also Heaven, Utopia.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Paradise (See also Heaven, Utopia.)

  1. Bali Indonesian island; thought of as garden of Eden. [Geography: NCE, 215–216]
  2. Brigadoon magical Scottish village that materializes once every 100 years. [Am. Music: Payton, 100–101]
  3. Canaan ancient region on Jordan river; promised by God to Abraham. [O.T.: Genesis 12:5–10]
  4. Earthly Paradise place of beauty, peace, and immortality, believed in the Middle Ages to exist in some undiscovered land. [Eur. Legend: Benét, 298]
  5. Eden earthly garden of luxury; abode of Adam and Eve. [O.T.: Genesis 2:8]
  6. Elysium (Elysian Fields) abode of the blessed in afterlife. [Gk. & Rom. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary]
  7. Garden of the Hesperides quiet garden of the gods where golden apples grew. [Gk. Lit.: Hippolytus; Gk. Myth.: Gaster, 25]
  8. Happy Hunting Ground paradise for American Indians. [Am. Culture: Jobes, 724]
  9. Happy Valley beautiful spot in Kashmir’s Jhelum Valley. [Indian Hist.: Payton, 300]
  10. hissu where trees bear fruits of lapis lazuli. [Babylonian Lit.: Gilgamesh]
  11. land of milk and honey proverbial ideal of plenty and happiness. [Western Cult.: Brewer Dictionary]
  12. Land of the Lotophagi African land where eating lotos fruit produced amnesia and indolence. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey; Br. Lit.: “The Lotos-Eaters” in Norton, 733–736]
  13. Nirvana eternal bliss and the end of all earthly suffering. [Indian Religion: Jobes, 1175]
  14. Shangri-la utopia hidden in the Himalayas. [Br. Lit.: Lost Horizon]
  15. Suhkavati garden of jeweled trees and dulcet-voiced birds. [Buddhist Myth.: Gaster, 24]
  16. Timbuktu fabled land of wealth and splendor. [Eur. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1084]
  17. Tlapallan land of luxuriance and red sunrise. [Aztec Myth.: Gaster, 25]