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heaven

noun [U]  /ˈhev·ən/ us  
(in some religions) the place where God or the gods live or where good people are believed to go after they die, sometimes thought to be in the sky Heaven is also something that gives you great pleasure: It was heaven lying there in the sunshine listening to the birds sing.
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