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Definition of Paradise


  1. The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation.
  2. The abode of sanctified souls after death.
  3. A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness.
  4. An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc.
  5. A churchyard or cemetery.
  6. To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch.

Paradise Quotations

Children are the keys of paradise.
Eric Hoffer

When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Growing up in a Jewish matriarchal world inside the patriarchal paradise of Salt Lake City, Utah, gave me increased perspective on gender issues, as it also did my gay brother and my lesbian sister. Our younger sister is the perfect Jewish-American wife and mother, and is fiercely proud of that fact.
Roseanne Barr

It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are... than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.
Henry David Thoreau

If you go anywhere, even paradise, you will miss your home.
Malala Yousafzai
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Paradise Translations

paradise in Afrikaans is paradys
paradise in Dutch is paradijs
paradise in French is paradis
paradise in German is Paradies
paradise in Italian is paradiso
paradise in Swedish is paradis
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