What does the word halcyon mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Washington Irving