land of milk and honey


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land of milk and honey

Old Testament the land of natural fertility promised to the Israelites by God (Ezekiel 20:6)

land of milk and honey

land of fertility and abundance. [O.T.: Exodus 3:8, 33:3; Jeremiah 11:5]

land of milk and honey

proverbial ideal of plenty and happiness. [Western Cult.: Brewer Dictionary]
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To Eastern European peasants arriving at Ellis Island, America seemed the land of milk and honey, a country so sweetly succulent you might dream of breaking off a piece and scarfing it down whole.