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Meaning of Promised Land

Prom'ised Land'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Heaven.
  2. Canaan, the land promised by God to Abraham and his descendants. Gen. 12:7.
  3. (often l.c.) a place or situation believed to hold ultimate happiness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.