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Lewis : paradisus

paradisus, părădīsus, i, m., = παράδεισος, a park. Lit.: vivaria quae nunc vulgus, quos παραδείσους Graeci appellant, Gell. 2, 20, 4: in paradiso, hoc est in viridario, Aug. Serm. 343, n. 1; Vulg. Gen. 2, 8: malorum. an orchard, id. Cant. 4, 13.

Transf. Paradise, the dwelling-place of the first human beings, the Garden of Eden, Hier. Ep. 52, n. 5: plantatus paradisus in Eden, id. ib. 69, n. 6.

Paradise, the abode of the blessed, Tert. Apol. 47; id. Carm. Judic. Dom. 195: Vulg. Ecclus. 44, 16; id. Luc. 23, 43.

A town of Cœlesyria, Plin. 5, 23, 19, § 82.

A river in Cilicia, Plin. 5, 27, 22, § 93.