(Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves
idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity;
"a halcyon atmosphere"
marked by peace and prosperity;
"a golden era"
"the halcyon days of the clipper trade"
- He yearned for the halcyon daysof his childhood.
- The Christmas season always made Bonnie yean for those halcyon days of her youth.
- Through those halcyon weeks Julia darted and shone.
- halcyon days 冬至前后十四天风平浪...