elysian elysian

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
  2. (adj) relating to the Elysian Fields

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The atmosphere is appropriately elysian.
  2. This elysian community actually exists.

News

  1. CurbedWire: Big Dreams For the LA River, New Gossip Rag For Zoning Code

    video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player ELYSIAN VALLEY: With the LA River back in business--at least for the summer, at least for a few activities--KCET's Departures asked a variety of Angelenos what kind of action they'd like to see in the...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Curbed LA

  2. Photos: Bikers Let It All Hang Out For World Naked Bike Ride Day (NSFW): LAist

    Hundreds of ballsy cyclists stripped down to nothing (or next to it) and rode through the streets of Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon. They rode about 15 miles starting in Elysian Park--much to the chagrin of the local neighborhood watch, we're sure--and coasting through Echo Park, downtown and Chinatown.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Biker Gets Punched On L.A.'s Naked Bike Ride

    A man participating in Los Angeles' annual naked bike ride was punched while he was riding along the Los Angeles River Greenway Trail in Elysian Valley. The incident occurred at 4:40 pm on Saturday afternoon on the bike path along the L.A. River near Knox Avenue. [ more › ]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: LAist

Quotes

  1. "Venice was getting interesting; it had a leftover beatnik spirit to it that made it ready to catch this new scene coming in, so it was turning hippie in '67," says Manzarek. "Things were everywhere, though. Elysian Park had love-ins -- that...
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Ray Manzarek Source: calendarlive.com

  2. Britain's Malcolm Muggeridge, a wartime intelligence professional and later editor of Punch magazine, recalled the neophyte's first steps: "From those Elysian days I remember so well in London when the first American arrivals came among us straight...
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Malcolm Muggeridge Source: The News - International

  3. The rooms of the town's library "were my Elysian fields," Caldwell writes. "I was bored beyond measure without a book in my hand."
    on Feb 11, 2006 By: Gail Caldwell Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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