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Definition of Halcyon

Halcyon
Halcyon Hal"cy*on, n. [L. halcyon, alcyon, Gr.?: F. halcyon.] (Zo["o]l.) A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia. Amidst our arms as quiet you shall be As halcyons brooding on a winter sea. --Dryden.
Halcyon
Halcyon Hal"cy*on, a. 1. 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. 2. Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy. ``Deep, halcyon repose.' --De Quincy.

Meaning of Halcyon from wikipedia

- Halcyon is a name originally derived from Alcyone of Gr**** mythology and may refer to: Halcyon (genus), a genus of kingfishers Tree kingfisher, a family...
- The Halcyon is a British television period drama broadcast on ITV which began airing on 2 January 2017. It was created and written by Charlotte Jones...
- Halcyon is the second studio album by English singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding. It was released on 5 October 2012 by Polydor Records. The album was...
- Halcyon Digest is the fifth studio album by American indie rock band Deerhunter. It was released September 28, 2010 to universal critical acclaim. It...
- Halcyon Days is the reissue of English singer Ellie Goulding's second studio album, Halcyon (2012). It was released on 23 August 2013 by Polydor Records...
- Halcyon (/ˈhælsiən/) is a genus of the tree kingfishers, near p****erine birds in the subfamily Halcyoninae. The genus Halcyon was introduced by the English...
- video games Halcyon Days (play), a 1991 play by Steven Dietz Halcyon Days, a play by Shoji Kokami Halcyon Days (Sounds of Swami EP), 2009 Halcyon Days (BWO...
- "Halcyon" is a song written and performed by Orbital, dedicated to the Hartnolls' mother, who was addicted to the tranquiliser Halcion (Triazolam) for...
- HMS Halcyon. The term Halcyon originates from the Gr**** myth of Alcyone and means golden or marked by peace and prosperity. The first HMS Halcyon was...
- Billboard Hot 100 to date, peaking at No. 2. Goulding's second studio album, Halcyon, was released in October 2012. "Anything Could Happen" preceded the album...
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