Fortunate Isles(redirected from Islands of the Blessed)
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Isles of the Blest,in classical and Celtic legend, islands in the Western Ocean. There the souls of favored mortals were received by the gods and lived happily in a paradise. Belief in the islands long persisted, and the Canaries and the Madeira Islands were sometimes identified with them.
(Happy Isles) otherworld for heroes favored by gods. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 861]