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Definition of Halcyon

Halcyon n. means: A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia.

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Halcyon n. means: A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia.

Meaning of Halcyon

Halcyon (n.) means: A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia.

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Halcyon (a.): Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs in nests on or near the sea during the calm weather about the winter solstice.

Halcyon (n.): A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia.

Alcyon (n.): See Halcyon.

Halcyonian (a.): Halcyon; calm.

Halcyon (a.): Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.

Alcedo (n.): A genus of perching birds, including the European kingfisher (Alcedo ispida). See Halcyon.

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Meaning of Halcyon Days

Halcyon Days means: Originally this expression has its roots in Greek mythology. Halcyone was the daughter of Aeolus (Aeolus custodian of the four winds) and wife of Ceyx. When Ceyx drowned, it is said that Halcyone threw herself into the sea. Out of pity, the gods changed the pair into kingfishers also known as halcyons. The gods also forbade the winds from blowing seven days before and after the winter solstice. This is the breeding season of the halcyon. The expression "halcyon days" has come to mean a time of peace and tranquility.

Meaning of Halcyon

Halcyon means: Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs in nests on or near the sea during the calm weather about the winter solstice.

Meaning of Halcyon

Halcyon means: A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia.

Meaning of Alcyon

Alcyon means: See Halcyon.

Meaning of Halcyonian

Halcyonian means: Halcyon; calm.

Meaning of Halcyon

Halcyon means: Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.

Meaning of Alcedo

Alcedo means: A genus of perching birds, including the European kingfisher (Alcedo ispida). See Halcyon.

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