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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Paradise


PAR'ADISE, noun [Gr.] The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed immediately after their creation.

1. A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight.

The earth

Shall all be paradise--

2. Heaven, the blissful seat of sanctified souls after death.

This day shalt thou be with me in paradise Luke 23:43.

3. Primarily, in Persia, a pleasure-garden with parks and other appendages.