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seventh heaven

noun
1.
(especially in Islam and the cabala) the highest heaven, where God and the most exalted angels dwell.
2.
a state of intense happiness; bliss:
We were in seventh heaven in our new home.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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British Dictionary definitions for seventh heaven

seventh heaven

noun
1.
the final state of eternal bliss, esp according to Talmudic and Muslim eschatology
2.
a state of supreme happiness
Word Origin
C19: so named from the belief that there are seven levels of heaven, the seventh and most exalted being the abode of God and the angels
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