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idyll

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪd.əl/ us  
a very happy, peaceful, and simple situation or period of time, especially in the countryside, or a piece of music, literature, etc. that describes this: Every year thousands of people flee the big cities in search of the pastoral/rural idyll.
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