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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
an island paradise
▪ She had booked a beach house on the island paradise of Phuket.
bird of paradise
▪ All men go through life clinging to an idea of an earthly paradise.
▪ There are waterfalls and cascades, cliffs and rocks, native trees and rampant heather in an earthly paradise.
▪ But a new element in Montaigne's essay was its suggestion that the earthly paradise might be a still existing real place.
▪ A serious photographer can not afford to work in any tropical paradise without shooting from the air.
▪ The view is of downtown Bethesda, not exactly a tropical paradise.
▪ The tropical paradise trip was a reward for 40 years' service with the Severn Trent water company.
▪ The very servants live in paradise.
▪ While to the latter the former seem to be living either in paradise or cloud-cuckoo-land.
be living in a fool's paradise
▪ For the new immigrants, America seemed like paradise.
▪ Tonga is a tropical paradise.
▪ With so many inexpensive fashion stores, it's a bargain-hunter's paradise.
▪ And if that were to happen, paradise could not be far behind.
▪ Brooklands was like paradise to 19 year old Jack.
▪ But this monopolistic paradise has been lost.
▪ Humans later followed them to enter a hunting paradise.
▪ It is about a paradise one can not have.
▪ What does a photographer look for when commissioned to shoot pristine paradise?
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Paradise \Par"a*dise\ (p[a^]r"[.a]*d[imac]s), n. [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairida[=e]za an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.]

  1. The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation.

  2. The abode of sanctified souls after death.

    To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
    --Luke xxiii. 4

  3. It sounds to him like her mother's voice, Singing in Paradise.

    3. A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness.

    The earth Shall be all paradise.

    Wrapt in the very paradise of some creative vision.

  4. (Arch.) An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc.

  5. A churchyard or cemetery. [Obs.]
    --Oxf. Gloss.

    Fool's paradise. See under Fool, and Limbo.

    Grains of paradise. (Bot.) See Melequeta pepper, under Pepper.

    Paradise bird. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Bird of paradise. Among the most beautiful species are the superb ( Lophorina superba); the magnificent ( Diphyllodes magnifica); and the six-shafted paradise bird ( Parotia sefilata). The long-billed paradise birds ( Epimachin[ae]) also include some highly ornamental species, as the twelve-wired paradise bird ( Seleucides alba), which is black, yellow, and white, with six long breast feathers on each side, ending in long, slender filaments. See Bird of paradise in the Vocabulary.

    Paradise fish (Zo["o]l.), a beautiful fresh-water Asiatic fish ( Macropodus viridiauratus) having very large fins. It is often kept alive as an ornamental fish.

    Paradise flycatcher (Zo["o]l.), any flycatcher of the genus Terpsiphone, having the middle tail feathers extremely elongated. The adult male of Terpsiphone paradisi is white, with the head glossy dark green, and crested.

    Paradise grackle (Zo["o]l.), a very beautiful bird of New Guinea, of the genus Astrapia, having dark velvety plumage with brilliant metallic tints.

    Paradise nut (Bot.), the sapucaia nut. See Sapucaia nut.

    Paradise whidah bird. (Zo["o]l.) See Whidah.


Paradise \Par"a*dise\ (p[a^]r"[.a]*d[imac]s), v. t. To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch. [R.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

late 12c., "Garden of Eden," from Old French paradis "paradise, Garden of Eden" (11c.), from Late Latin paradisus, from Greek paradeisos "park, paradise, Garden of Eden," from an Iranian source similar to Avestan pairidaeza "enclosure, park" (Modern Persian and Arabic firdaus "garden, paradise"), compound of pairi- "around" + diz "to make, form (a wall)."\n

\nThe first element is cognate with Greek peri- "around, about" (see per), the second is from PIE root *dheigh- "to form, build" (see dough).\n

\nThe Greek word, originally used for an orchard or hunting park in Persia, was used in Septuagint to mean "Garden of Eden," and in New Testament translations of Luke xxiii:43 to mean "heaven" (a sense attested in English from c.1200). Meaning "place like or compared to Paradise" is from c.1300.


n. 1 (context chiefly religion English) Heaven; the abode of sanctified souls after death. 2 (context figuratively English) A very pleasant place. 3 (context figuratively English) A very positive experience. 4 (context architecture English) An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, such as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc. 5 A churchyard or cemetery. vb. To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch.

  1. n. any place of complete bliss and delight and peace [syn: eden, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la]

  2. (Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death

Paradise, MT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana
Population (2000): 184
Housing Units (2000): 103
Land area (2000): 0.239980 sq. miles (0.621545 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.239980 sq. miles (0.621545 sq. km)
FIPS code: 56425
Located within: Montana (MT), FIPS 30
Location: 47.388097 N, 114.800723 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Paradise, MT
Paradise, NV -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Nevada
Population (2000): 186070
Housing Units (2000): 85398
Land area (2000): 47.138412 sq. miles (122.087922 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 47.138412 sq. miles (122.087922 sq. km)
FIPS code: 54600
Located within: Nevada (NV), FIPS 32
Location: 36.082073 N, 115.124654 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
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Paradise, NV
Paradise, CA -- U.S. town in California
Population (2000): 26408
Housing Units (2000): 12374
Land area (2000): 18.249112 sq. miles (47.264982 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000422 sq. miles (0.001092 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 18.249534 sq. miles (47.266074 sq. km)
FIPS code: 55520
Located within: California (CA), FIPS 06
Location: 39.761708 N, 121.608716 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 95969
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Paradise, CA
Paradise, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania
Population (2000): 1028
Housing Units (2000): 386
Land area (2000): 1.132943 sq. miles (2.934308 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.029187 sq. miles (0.075595 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.162130 sq. miles (3.009903 sq. km)
FIPS code: 57840
Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
Location: 40.009469 N, 76.124781 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 17562
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Paradise, PA
Paradise, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
Population (2000): 64
Housing Units (2000): 36
Land area (2000): 0.254176 sq. miles (0.658313 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.254176 sq. miles (0.658313 sq. km)
FIPS code: 54325
Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
Location: 39.115445 N, 98.917428 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 67658
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Paradise, KS
Paradise, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
Population (2000): 459
Housing Units (2000): 184
Land area (2000): 1.988793 sq. miles (5.150949 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.988793 sq. miles (5.150949 sq. km)
FIPS code: 55056
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 33.150683 N, 97.688311 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 76073
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Paradise, TX
Paradise, UT -- U.S. town in Utah
Population (2000): 759
Housing Units (2000): 231
Land area (2000): 1.109917 sq. miles (2.874672 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.109917 sq. miles (2.874672 sq. km)
FIPS code: 57850
Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49
Location: 41.567540 N, 111.833980 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 84328
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Paradise, UT

Paradise (Persian: پردیس, Paradise garden) is the term for a place of timeless harmony. The Abrahamic faiths associate paradise with the Garden of Eden, that is, the perfect state of the world prior to the fall from grace, and the perfect state that will be restored in the World to Come.

Paradisaical notions are cross-cultural, often laden with pastoral imagery, and may be cosmogonical or eschatological or both, often compared to the miseries of human civilization: in paradise there is only peace, prosperity, and happiness. Paradise is a place of contentment, a land of luxury and idleness. Paradise is often described as a "higher place", the holiest place, in contrast to this world, or underworlds such as Hell. In eschatological contexts, paradise is imagined as an abode of the virtuous dead. In Christian and Islamic understanding, Heaven is a paradisaical relief. In old Egyptian beliefs, the otherworld is Aaru, the reed-fields of ideal hunting and fishing grounds where the dead lived after judgment. For the Celts, it was the Fortunate Isle of Mag Mell. For the classical Greeks, the Elysian fields was a paradisaical land of plenty where the heroic and righteous dead hoped to spend eternity. The Vedic Indians held that the physical body was destroyed by fire but recreated and reunited in the Third Heaven in a state of bliss. In the Zoroastrian Avesta, the "Best Existence" and the "House of Song" are places of the righteous dead. On the other hand, in cosmological contexts 'paradise' describes the world before it was tainted by evil.

The concept is a topos in art and literature, particularly of the pre- Enlightenment era, a well-known representative of which is John Milton's Paradise Lost.

Paradise (The Outer Limits)

"Paradise" is an episode of The Outer Limits television series. It first aired on 16 June 1996, during the second season.

Paradise (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

__NOTOC__ "Paradise" is 35th episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and it is the 15th episode of the second season.

Sisko and O'Brien find themselves stranded on a world, populated by survivors of a shipwrecked expedition, where none of their devices will function.

Paradise (Paint It Black album)

Paradise is the second full-length album from Philadelphia's Paint It Black, which followed up the band's debut LP from 2003, CVA. It features a more melodic hardcore sound than previous releases from the band, and was met with a slightly more positive critical reception than CVA.

Paradise (1982 film)

Paradise is a 1982 English language Canadian-produced romance and adventure film starring Phoebe Cates and Willie Aames, written and directed by Stuart Gillard. The original music score was composed by Paul Hoffert with the theme song written and produced by Joel Diamond and L. Russell Brown and sung by Phoebe Cates.

It was critiqued at the time as a "knockoff" of the more-famous The Blue Lagoon (1980). The film was marketed with "If Only It Could Have Been Forever... Paradise... No Two People Have Ever Come So Close."

The films' themes were similar: Two young people find themselves abandoned in a world with no adult supervision, in fact no other people anywhere. Thus they have total freedom, inevitably learning all about love and sex, as well as basic survival techniques.

Leonard Maltin's annual Movie Guide book describes it this way: "Rating: star and a half. Silly Blue Lagoon ripoff, with Aames and Cates discovering sex while stranded in the desert. Both, however, do look good sans clothes." Upon its release, when reviewed on the show Sneak Previews, Roger Ebert selected it as his "Dog of the Week", the worst film he saw that week and heavily berated it.

The film was rated "R" for nudity and sexuality. The film genre was described as exotic teen (a teen film set in exotic locations) which began with The Blue Lagoon in 1980. The song "Paradise" was one of the leaders of the pop music hit parade around the world for a long time, becoming one of the biggest hits of the 1980s and giving resultant fame to the film, more so than the reverse.

Paradise (TV series)

Paradise (later renamed Guns of Paradise) is an American Western family television series, broadcast by CBS from 1988 to 1991. Created by David Jacobs and Robert Porter, the series presents the adventures of fictitious gunfighter Ethan Allen Cord, whose sister left her four children in his custody when she died.

Paradise (The Insyderz EP)

Paradise is the third release, by the Christian third-wave ska band, The Insyderz. Released in 1998, paradise is the band's only CD single. The song "Our Wars" contains numerous references to Star Wars, and "Just What I Needed" is a cover of The Cars song.

Paradise (Joy and the Boy album)

Paradise is an album by the American musical duo Joy and the Boy. It was first released in Europe in 2001, but was released in the U.S. ( Nardis Records) until 2004. Joy said that she wrote the songs for this album in her bedroom and never expected them to end up on a record. The cover of Marvin Gaye's soul classic " Let's Get It On" placed in the top 40 on Spanish radio.

Paradise (novel)

Paradise is a 1997 novel by Toni Morrison, and her first novel since winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. According to the author, it completes a "trilogy" that begins with Beloved and includes Jazz.

The book was chosen as an Oprah's Book Club selection for January 1998. Morrison wanted to call the novel War but was overridden by her editor.

Paradise (1991 film)

Paradise is a 1991 drama film written and directed by Mary Agnes Donoghue. The original music score is composed by David Newman.

Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love and a miracle arrives in the form of a summer guest - Willard Young ( Elijah Wood).

It is a remake of the French film Le Grand Chemin by Jean-Loup Hubert.

Paradise (disambiguation)

A paradise is an idealized place.

Paradise may also refer to:

Paradise (video game)

Paradise is a 2006 computer adventure game by White Birds Productions, a company formed by Benoît Sokal, who was also responsible for the adventure games Amerzone, Syberia, Syberia II, and Sinking Island. The game is based on a novel by Sokal.

Paradise (Kenny G album)

Paradise is the eighth studio album by saxophonist Kenny G. It was released by Arista Records in 2002, and reached number 2 on the Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, number 9 on the Billboard 200 and Internet Albums charts and number 15 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[ Charts & Awards] at Allmusic

Paradise (cocktail)

The Paradise is an IBA official cocktail, and is classified as a "pre-dinner" drink, an apéritif.

The earliest known in-print recipe for the Paradise Cocktail was written by Harry Craddock. This cocktail is prepared using gin, apricot brandy (apricot liqueur), and orange juice in a 2:1:1 ratio, with a splash of lemon juice.

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Paradise (TQ album)

Paradise is the fifth album by TQ originally scheduled for release in 2007, but with many delays, was pushed back and finally released on April 29, 2008.

Paradise (Pirates of the Mississippi album)

Paradise is the fifth studio album, and the sixth album overall, by the American country music band Pirates of the Mississippi. It was released in 1995 as their only album for the Giant label, and it did not produce any chart singles. Shortly after this album's release, Pirates of the Mississippi disbanded, and remained inactive until guitarist Rich Alves and vocalist Bill McCorvey reunited in the early 2000s as a duo.

David Malloy produced the entire album, with assistance from James Stroud on all tracks except "Paradise", "I Think Locally", and "Feed Jake".

Paradise (LL Cool J song)

"Paradise" is a song by American rapper LL Cool J featuring American R&B singer Amerie. Produced by Trackmasters, the track was released in early 2003 as the second single from LL Cool J's ninth studio album, 10 (2002). It also appears on the soundtrack to the 2003 film Deliver Us from Eva, in which LL Cool J stars alongside Gabrielle Union. Singer Tweet was originally slated to provide vocals but Amerie was eventually chosen instead. "Paradise" samples Keni Burke's 1982 smooth jazz hit "Risin' to the Top", penned by Burke, Allan Felder, and Norma Jean Wright. The song samples Tamia's So into You.

Paradise (Inner City album)

Paradise (named Big Fun in the US) is the debut album by Detroit-based electronic music duo Inner City, released in 1989. The album was a great success in the UK and in US clubs, and was one of the first house albums to cross over to the mainstream charts, particularly in Europe. Group member Kevin Saunderson (along with Juan Atkins, who produced one track) is renowned as one of the originators the Detroit techno sound. The vocals on Paradise were performed by the group's other member, Paris Grey.

The album was retitled Big Fun for its US release, and the ballad "Power of Passion" was replaced with " Whatcha Gonna Do with My Lovin'" when that song became popular in the US. The original US pressing, however, contains the former.

A top-three success in the UK, Paradise spun off four top-twenty singles (three of which hit the UK top ten). The first four singles released from the album topped the US Hot Dance Club Play chart. A remix album featuring songs from Paradise was released in the UK later in 1989.

Paradise (Styx song)

"Paradise" is the only single release from Styx's 1997 live double album Return to Paradise. The song was originally written and recorded by Dennis DeYoung for his musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The song was re-recorded by Styx for inclusion as one of three new studio tracks on the live album.

It was released only to radio stations and not commercially, charting at #27 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. It is, to date, the last Styx song to chart on the AC chart.

At the same time, the track "On My Way" was also released to radio stations, but it failed to chart.

Paradise (John Prine song)

"Paradise" is a song written by John Prine for his father, and recorded for his 1971 debut album, John Prine. Prine also re-recorded the song for his 1986 album, German Afternoons. The song is about the devastating impact of strip mining for coal, whereby the top layers of soil are blasted off with dynamite to reach the coal seam below. The song is also about what happened to the area around the Green River in Kentucky because of the strip mining. The song references the Peabody Coal Company, and a town called Paradise in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky where Tennessee Valley Authority now operates a coal-fired power plant. The area has suffered serious economic downturn because of the decline of coal mining.

Paradise (Suriname)

Paradise is a village in the Nickerie District of Suriname. It has a population of about 966 residents.

Category:Populated places in Nickerie District

Paradise (The Temptations song)

"Paradise" is a 1962 single by The Temptations for the Gordy label. The single is notable for being The Temptations' first charting single on the Billboard Pop charts. However, it was not their first on the Hot 100 (that honor would go to the group’s later single, " The Way You Do the Things You Do"), instead it charted at 22 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 charts.

Paradise (Lil Suzy album)

Paradise is Lil Suzy's fourth and final studio album to date. It was issued on 8 July 1997 by the Metropolitan Recording Corporation. It contains the singles " Can't Get You Out of My Mind" and " I Still Love You", which reached No. 79 and No. 94 on the Billboard Hot 100, respectively. The track, "You're the Only One", was later released as a single in 1999 as part of the compilation The MegaMix. Other tracks of note are "Memories", a cover of the group Netzwerk, and "Love Letter Lost", a collaboration with Crystal Waters.

Paradise (John Anderson album)

Paradise is the sixteenth studio album of country music artist John Anderson. It was released in 1996 under the BNA Records label. The album produced the singles: "Paradise" (also recorded by Pirates of the Mississippi on their 1995 album Paradise), which peaked at 26 on United States Country charts and 21 on Canadian charts, "Long Hard Lesson Learned", which peaked at 51 and "My Kind of Crazy", which peaked at 67.

Paradise (Change song)

"Paradise" is a 1981 single by Change from the LP entiltled Miracles. The single's vocals were sung by James Robinson and Deborah Cooper. Along with the songs "Hold Tight" and "Heaven of My Life", it became a number one single on the US dance chart for five weeks. "Paradise" crossed over to the soul chart, peaking at number seven, and it also reached number 80 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Paradise (Sade song)

"Paradise" is a song by English band Sade from their third studio album Stronger Than Pride (1988). It is Sade's most successful track on the US Billboard Hot R&B chart, peaking at number-one for one week, and peaking at number 16 on the US Billboard Hot 100. "Paradise" was also a hit on the dance charts, where it peaked at number 21. "Paradise" is often considered their signature song, alongside 1984's " Smooth Operator", 1985's " The Sweetest Taboo", and 1992's " No Ordinary Love."

Paradise (1931 song)

"Paradise" is a 1931 song by Nacio Herb Brown, with lyrics by Nacio Herb Brown and Gordon Clifford. It was first sung by Pola Negri in RKO Pictures' 1932 film A Woman Commands, and has since been heard in many other films, including a memorable performance by Gloria Grahame (dubbed by Kaye Lorraine), in the 1949 Nicholas Ray film A Woman's Secret. The song has been recorded by many artists, including well-known recordings by Russ Colombo, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, and Guy Lombardo.

Paradise (Kaci Battaglia album)

Paradise is the debut album by American singer Kaci Battaglia. Released on June 21, 2001 it was only released in the United Kingdom. Selling nearly 10,000 copies in its first week, the album debuted at number 47 on the UK Albums Chart. To date the album has sold nearly 100,000 copies in the UK alone, but only around 20,000 internationally. In 2002, the album was re-released, under the name I'm Not Anybody's Girl. The re-release spawned a new single, titled the same, which had some success on the UK Singles Chart.

Paradise also spawned several successful singles. The album's title track was released as the lead single, and Kaci's debut single in March 2001. It has become a major hit on musical chart in the UK, peaking at number 11 on the official UK Singles Chart. "Tu Amor" was released as the second single, and became Battaglia's second Top 40 hit in the UK. Other singles released include "Intervention Divine" and a cover of The Partridge Family's hit single " I Think I Love You", which became Kaci's first top 10 hit on the UK singles chart.

Paradise (Bob Sinclar album)

Paradise is the debut studio album by French DJ Bob Sinclar. The album released on May 30, 1998, via Yellow Productions label. The singles released from this record are "My Only Love", "The Ghetto", "Ultimate Funk".

Paradise (Billy Lawrence album)

Paradise is the second studio album from American R&B artist Billy Lawrence, released June 24, 1997 on East West Records. The album features an appearance from rapper MC Lyte on the first single "Come On". Also appearing on the album was the then-unknown Van Hunt who played the Wurlitzer on the album's title track. Paradise also marked the debut of the controversial rap group dead prez who were credited as sticman & M-1 on the song "Footsteps".

Paradise (Coldplay song)

"Paradise" is a song by British alternative rock band Coldplay. The song was released on 12 September 2011 as the second single from their fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto. The song received its radio debut at 7:50 a.m. on The Chris Moyles Show ( BBC Radio 1) on 12 September 2011. According to Coldplay's official website, the single was not initially chart eligible in the United Kingdom, because it was available on iTunes as an "instant grat" (immediate download) when pre-ordering the album. Following the release of the album on 30 October 2011, the song became chart eligible in the UK and entered the UK Singles Chart at number 14, before taking the number 1 spot on its tenth week, becoming the band's second number-one single after " Viva la Vida" in 2008. The song was met with positive reviews, and was the best selling rock song of 2011 in the United Kingdom, selling 410,000 copies.

On 30 November, the song was nominated for a Grammy Award, in the category Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. On 12 February 2012, Coldplay performed "Paradise" live at the RE, along with " Princess of China". At the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards on 6 September, the song won the award for Best Rock Video. Following the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs on CBC, the song was featured in a yearly finale montage on CBC recapping the Stanley Cup Playoffs as well as British and American television advertisements and trailers for the Academy Award winning film Life of Pi which was nominated for 11 Academy Awards.

Paradise (Peabo Bryson album)

Paradise is the fifth album by soul vocalist Peabo Bryson.

Paradise (Cody Simpson album)

Paradise is the debut studio album by Australian recording artist Cody Simpson, released on 28 September 2012 by Atlantic Records.

Paradise (2011 Greek film)

Paradise (, translit. Paradeisos) is a 2011 Greek romance film directed by Panagiotis Fafoutis.

Paradise (1928 film)

Paradise is a 1928 British silent drama film directed by Denison Clift and starring Betty Balfour, Joseph Striker and Alexander D'Arcy. A clergyman's daughter wins £500, and decides to take a holiday on the French Riviera. There she becomes ensared by a foreign fortune hunter, but her true love comes and rescues her.

Paradise (1926 film)

Paradise is a lost 1926 silent escapist-romance directed by Irvin Willat and released by First National Pictures. The film stars Milton Sills and Betty Bronson. Based on a popular novel, Paradise, by Cosmo Hamilton and John Russell. One of Sills most successful films.

Paradise (surname)

Paradise is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Bob Paradise (born 1944), American ice hockey player
  • Dick Paradise (born 1945), American ice hockey player
  • Jack Paradise, American pediatrician
  • Michelle Paradise, American actress
Paradise (What About Us?)

"Paradise (What About Us?)" is a studio EP by Dutch symphonic metal/ rock band Within Temptation from their sixth studio album Hydra. It was released on 27 September with three songs from the upcoming album in their demo versions and also accompanying a music video. Beside its digital release, the EP has also been released as a physical CD (only in Japan). A new mix of the song was later released in Turunen's album The Brightest Void.

Paradise (Hmong band)

Paradise is a Hmong-American pop band originally started in 1989. Consisting of seven members; Ko Yang (Lead Singer), Phong Yang ( Bass), Haget Yang ( Drummer), Long Her ( Keyboard), Cina Chang (Keyboard), Nao Yang (Guitar), and April Vang (Lead Vocalist), the group features diverse talents.

Since 1997, Paradise has performed throughout the United States and has also been featured in Asian Media, such as Hmong Magazine, Asian Team Magazine, and many others.

During the year of 2006, the musical group had their last tour, and disbanded.

Paradise will re-unite and perform at the 2013 second annual Hmong Music Festival in Fresno, CA. Received a music award during the HMA in 2014 Sacramento, CA.

Paradise (Lana Del Rey EP)

Paradise is the third extended play (EP) and second major release by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey; it was released on November 9, 2012 by Universal Music. It is additionally packaged with the reissue of her second studio album Born to Die (2012), titled Born to Die: The Paradise Edition. Del Rey enlisted collaborators including producers Rick Nowels, Justin Parker, and Rick Rubin.

Upon its release, Paradise received generally favorable reviews from music critics. The extended play debuted at number 10 on the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 67,000 copies. It also debuted at number 10 on the Canadian Albums Chart and peaked within the top-five of various other Billboard charts. Charting across Europe, the extended play became a top-ten hit in Flanders and Poland, charting within the top twenty in Wallonia and the Netherlands.

The EP's lead single was the ballad " Ride" which became a modest hit in the United States, Switzerland, Ireland, and France and reached the top 10 in Russia and Belgium. " Blue Velvet", a cover of the popular 1950s track, and " Burning Desire" were released as promotional singles. Music videos for "Ride", "Blue Velvet", " Bel Air", and "Burning Desire" were posted to Vevo and YouTube to help promote the EP.

In December 2013, Del Rey released the Anthony Mandler-directed Tropico, a short film that includes the songs "Body Electric", "Gods & Monsters", and "Bel Air". That same month, an EP of the same name was made available for purchase on iTunes, containing the film along with the three aforementioned songs. In 2014, the EP was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

Paradise (2013 film)

Paradise (also known as Lamb of God) is an American comedy-drama film written and directed by Diablo Cody, in her directorial debut. It stars Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Octavia Spencer, Holly Hunter, Iliza Shlesinger and Kathleen Rose Perkins and was released October 18, 2013.

The title is a take on the fact that while many tourists visit the Las Vegas Strip they are actually spending most of their time in the town of Paradise rather than in the actual city of Las Vegas.

This was the last film by Mandate Pictures before it was shut down.

Paradise (Bee Gees song)

"Paradise" is a pop ballad recorded by the Bee Gees included on the 1981 album Living Eyes. It was later released as a single in Netherlands and Japan with "Nothing Could Be Good" as the B-side. It was included on the 1983 greatest hits album Gold & Diamonds.

Paradise (synchronized skating team)

Paradise are a senior-level synchronized skating team representing Russia. Currently, they are ranked third in the world by the International Skating Union. They are the 2016 World Champions and the 2015 World Championships bronze medalists.

Paradise (By2 album)

Paradise , is the fifth studio album by Singaporean duo, By2. It was released on September 18, 2013, with a total of 10 tracks with 4 promotional singles. The album achieved immediate success shortly after its release.

Paradise (Big Sean song)

"Paradise" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Big Sean, released on September 19, 2014 as the second single from his third studio album Dark Sky Paradise (2015). Originally the song was released as a single in October 2014 but was later placed on the album as an extended version with an extra verse.

Paradise (Leroy Hutson album)

Paradise is the eighth solo album by Leroy Hutson, the first (and only) album to be released for Elektra Records, after his contract with Curtom Records ended.

Paradise (Abdulrazak Gurnah)

Paradise is a historical novel by Abdulrazak Gurnah. The novel was nominated for both the Booker Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Fiction.

Paradise (Tiësto and Dyro song)

"Paradise" is a song by Dutch DJs and producers Tiësto and Dyro.

Paradise (White Lung album)

Paradise is the forth studio album by Canadian punk rock band White Lung. It was released on April 6, 2016. It was produced by Lars Stalfors, who has also produced HEALTH and the Cold War Kids.

Paradise (Benny Benassi and Chris Brown song)

"Paradise" is a song by Italian DJ Benny Benassi and American recording artist Chris Brown, released on 31 March 2016.

Paradise (Warrenton, Virginia)

Paradise is a historic house at 158 Winchester Street in Warrenton, Virginia. The oldest portion of this two story timber frame house was built c. 1758, and is believed to be the oldest building in Warrenton. The central block of the house is three bays, with a side passage plan. It is flanked on either side by two-story wood frame wings. The house exterior was extensively redecorated in 1870, adding a full-width porch and substantial Italianate and Folk Victorian woodwork.

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014; it was a contributing element of the Warrenton Historic District, listed in 1983.

Paradise (E-Type & Nana Hedin song)

"Paradise" is a song written by E-Type and Mud and performed by E-Type with Nana Hedin during Melodifestivalen 2004. Participating in the second semifinal in Gothenburg, it made it to the finals inside the Stockholm Globe Arena, where it ended up 5th.

Released as a single, it also appeared on the album Loud Pipes Save Lives. It peaked at 2nd position at the Swedish singles chart.

It also charted at Svensktoppen, for three weeks between 11 April 2004 and 25 April 2004, peaking at 5th position before leaving the chart.

During Melodifestivalen, Motörhead's drummer Mikkey Dee appeared with E-Type. He also appears in the song video.

Paradise (Ruby Turner album)

Paradise is the third studio album by Jamaican contemporary R&B singer Ruby Turner, released December 19, 1989 via Jive Records. It is her only album to date to chart on the Billboard 200, peaking at #194 in 1990. It also peaked at #39 on the Billboard R&B chart.

Three singles were released from the album: " It's Gonna Be Alright", "Paradise" and "It's a Cryin' Shame". "It's Gonna Be Alright" was the most successful single from the album, peaking at #1 on the Billboard R&B singles chart in 1990.

Paradise (Hello Venus song)

"Paradise" is a song recorded by South Korean girl group Hello Venus as the second collaboration with producing and writing team Devine Channel. It was released on July 18, 2016 by Fantagio Music. The lyrics were written by Yorkie and Ryu and the music was composed by Devine Channel and Nikki Paige. A music video for the song was also released on July 18.

Paradise (2016 film)

Paradise is an upcoming Russian drama film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. It was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival.

Usage examples of "paradise".

The landscaping was from another age: a couple of four-story cocoapalms, indifferently pruned bird of paradise grown ragged, agapanthus, andcalla lilies surrounding a flat, brown lawn.

Containing Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and his poems on several occasions.

Fruit incomparable, fish incomparable, roast pig and baked bird beyond believing, breadfruit and volcano, absolute and continuing perfection of weather, brown-skin paradise maidens such as are promised in alcoran, song and string-music and surf-music!

Using ink and aquarelle I can paint a lakescape of unsurpassed translucence with all the mountains of paradise reflected therein, but am unable to draw a boat or a bridge or the silhouette of human panic in the blazing windows of a villa by Plam.

Work in the project for twenty years, for example, and at the age of fifty - in some cases, even earlier - you can have a wide choice of retirements - an estate somewhere on Auk world, a villa on a paradise world, a hunting lodge in another world where there is a variety of game that is unbelievable.

Baldwin-promptly shortened to Baldy by Axel and his regular patrons-demonstrated more interest in schnapps than he did in finding the Tory Gold, and showed no inclination to leave Paradise.

In the days following the Paradise festival, Miss Azimuth explained these things to Cassia as they sat together in the silken tent.

The flower-beds were edged with box, which diffused around it that dreamy balsamic odor, full of antenatal reminiscences of a lost Paradise, dimly fragrant as might be the bdellium of ancient Havilah, the land compassed by the river Pison that went out of Eden.

Praeternaturally brilliant flowers bloom in most of the Other Worlds described by primitive eschatologists, and even in the begemmed and glassy paradises of the more advanced religions they have their place.

No nasty Ascent here: let the id be our guide to paradise, and let biocentric immersion lead the way to the glorious spirit for all.

Information about a biochip shipment would pretty much pay your way to Paradise and back.

Com world of Paradise, where all the people were bisexual, identical, and about two-thirds his height.

This dynamic state is a vacation paradise, boasting a population, an average annual rainfall, and historical significance.

Then, abruptly, men were screaming, crying and fighting for the precious bracky, like the legions of the damned grabbing for lottery tickets when the prize was a passport to paradise.

Haddad-Ben-Ahab was an excellent man, who smoked his chibouque with occasional cups of coffee and sherbet, interspersed with profound aphorisms on the condition of man, and conjectures on the delights of paradise.