happy hunting grounds

happy hunting grounds
happy hunting ground or happy hunting grounds,
1. the paradise of the American Indian.
2. any paradise: »

The happy hunting ground for speculators also has booby traps (Newsweek).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Happy hunting grounds — Hunting Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • happy hunting ground — noun 1. : the No. American Indian paradise conceived as a region to which the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death for the purpose of spending a happy hereafter in hunting and feasting 2. : a choice or profitable area of operation or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • happy hunting ground — {n. phr.} 1. The place where, in American Indian belief, a person goes after death; heaven. * /The Indians believed that at death they went to the happy hunting ground./ 2. {informal} A place or area where you can find a rich variety of what you… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • happy hunting ground — {n. phr.} 1. The place where, in American Indian belief, a person goes after death; heaven. * /The Indians believed that at death they went to the happy hunting ground./ 2. {informal} A place or area where you can find a rich variety of what you… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • happy\ hunting\ ground — n. phr. 1. the place where, in American Indian belief, a person goes after death; heaven. The Indians believed that at death they went to the happy hunting ground. 2. informal A place or area where you can find a rich variety of what you want,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • happy hunting ground — 1. the North American Indian heaven, conceived of as a paradise of hunting and feasting for warriors and hunters. 2. a place where one finds in abundance that which one needs or desires, or where one may pursue an activity without restriction:… …   Universalium

  • happy hunting ground — a place where success or enjoyment is obtained. [orig. referring to the optimistic hope of Amer. Indians for good hunting grounds in the afterlife.] → happy …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hunting — Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in hunting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hunting box — Hunting Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hunting cat — Hunting Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”