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Definition of halcyon:

  1. A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher ( sancta) of Australia.
  2. Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.
  3. Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs in nests on or near the sea during the calm weather about the winter solstice.

Synonyms:

gilded, well-off, prospering, aureate, fortunate, thriving, favorable, lucky, genus Halcyon, roaring, well-to-do, gold, happy, well-situated, comfortable, well-fixed, gilt, well-heeled, booming, still, prosperous, golden, stilly, palmy, favourable, easy, flourishing, peaceful.

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