hal·cy·on[hal-see-uhn] Show IPA
adjective Also, hal·cy·o·ni·an [hal-see-oh-nee-uhn] Show IPA , hal·cy·on·ic [hal-see-on-ik] Show IPA .
calm; peaceful; tranquil: halcyon weather.
rich; wealthy; prosperous: halcyon times of peace.
happy; joyful; carefree: halcyon days of youth.
of or pertaining to the halcyon or kingfisher.
a mythical bird, usually identified with the kingfisher, said to breed about the time of the wintersolstice in a nest floating on the sea, and to have the power of charming winds and waves intocalmness.
any of various kingfishers, especially of the genus Halcyon.
( initial capital letter ) Classical Mythology , Alcyone ( def 2 ) .