a place or condition of great happiness where everything is exactly as you would like it to be:Paradise ultimately comes from an Iranian word that the Greeks modified into paradeisos, meaning « enclosed park. » In Hellenistic Greek, « paradeisos » was also used in the Septuagint – an early Greek translation of Jewish scriptures – in reference to the Garden of Eden. Early Christian writers also used « paradeisos » for both Heaven and for the place where righteous souls await resurrection. These senses of « paradeisos » entered into Late Latin as paradisus, and then into Anglo-French (and later, Middle English) as « paradis. » Though originally used in theological senses in English, « paradise » has also come to refer to more earthly states and places of delight as well.

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