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Monday, October 16, 2006

Heaven, Parrots and Palm Trees or Lots of Chocolate: What makes paradise for you?

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1. place or state of perfect happiness: a place, situation, or condition in which somebody finds perfect happiness
2. heaven: in some religions such as Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, the place where good people are believed to go after death, or the state they are believed to attain after death
3. Garden of Eden: in the Bible, the perfect garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation
4. place ideally suited to somebody: a place where there is everything that a particular person needs for his or her interest ( informal ) a surfer's paradise

[12th century. Via French and late Latin <>paradeisos "enclosed place, park" <>pairidaeza "form around" < diz "to form"]

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