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paradise

noun [C usually singular, U] uk   /ˈpær.ə.daɪs/ us    /ˈper-/
C1 a place or condition of great happiness where everything is exactly as you would like it to be: a tropical paradise His idea of paradise is to spend the day lying on the beach. This mall is a shopper's paradise.Pleasant and make-believe places Paradise Heaven: They believe they'll go to Paradise after they die.Heaven the garden of Eden (= the place where Adam and Eve lived, in the Bible story)The Bible - people, events and places
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