Elysium

Elysium  (e-lizh ´i-um ).—The Elysian fields. That part of the lower world which forms the abode of the blessed.

n. An imaginary delightful country which the ancients foolishly believed to be inhabited by the spirits of the good. This ridiculous and mischievous fable was swept off the face of the earth by the early Christians—may their souls be happy in Heaven!