HyperDic: heaven

English > 2 senses of the word heaven / Heaven:
NOUNlocationheaven, Eden, paradise, nirvana, promised land, Shangri-laany place of complete bliss and delight and peace
cognitionHeaventhe abode of God and the angels
heaven / Heaven > pronunciation
Soundshheh'vahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > heaven: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAny place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
SynonymsEden, paradise, nirvana, promised land, Shangri-la
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishcielo, edén, nirvana, paraíso, tierra prometida
Catalancel, edèn, paradís, terra promesa
English > Heaven: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe abode of God and the angels.
NarrowerAbraham's bosom, bosom of AbrahamThe place where the just enjoy / enjoy / enjoy the peace of heaven after death
Celestial City, City of God, Heavenly City, Holy Cityphrases used to refer to Heaven
Eden, Garden of EdenA beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation
Elysium, Elysian Fields(Greek mythology) the abode of the blessed after death
Paradise(Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death
Promised LandThe goal towards which Christians strive
Valhalla, Walhalla(Norse mythology) the hall in which the souls of heros slain in battle were received by Odin
Broaderimaginary place, mythical place, fictitious placeA place that exists only in imagination
OppositeHell, perdition, Inferno, infernal region, nether region, pit(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil
Spanishcielo
Catalancel, Heaven
Adjectivescelestial, heavenlyrelating to or inhabiting a divine heaven

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