E·ly·si·um /ɪˈlɪʒiəm, ɪˈliʒi-, ɪˈlɪz-, ɪˈlizi-, ɪˈlɪʒəm/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[i-lizh-ee-uhm, i-lee-zhee-, i-liz-, i-lee-zee-, i-lizh-uhm] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
1. Also called Elysian Fields. Classical Mythology. the abode of the blessed after death.
2. any similarly conceived abode or state of the dead.
3. any place or state of perfect happiness; paradise.
4. an area in the northern hemisphere of Mars, appearing as a light region when viewed telescopically from the earth.