halcyon

Part of speech:

Calm; peaceful.

Part of speech: noun

A kingfisher.

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Usage examples "halcyon":

  1. His kind, puzzled eyes haunted her dreams, and the thought of him proved the one disturbing element in these halcyon days. - "Calvary Alley", Alice Hegan Rice.
  2. They form an underground and live aboard a ship, loosely communicating with a halcyon city called " Zion", the last bastion of resistance. - "Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema", Sam Vaknin.
  3. Such will naturally be anxious to witness the first development of the newly- hatched colony, and the primitive manners and customs prevalent among its inhabitants, during the halcyon reign of Van Twiller, or the Doubter. - "Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete", Washington Irving.