Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Alcedinidae — several tropical kingfishers.

Etymologies

Latin halcyon ("kingfisher") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I want to return to those halcyon days without Halcyon, a time when the cheesiest commercial spots sold macaroni and makeup.

    Brian Ross: More Macaroni, Bon Voyage Viagra: Why Prescription Medicines Should Not Be Advertised

  • As much as they are trying to sound like a company that cares about the vision, Halcyon is really only about money in the end.

    Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins Announced as PG-13 « FirstShowing.net

  • The airline put us up at a luxury resort then known as the Halcyon Cove on Dickinson Bay each night, but we had to return to the airport and wait every day in case the strike ended.

    May 2006

  • A production company called Halcyon has bought the rights to "The Terminator" franchise for an undisclosed sum of money, but the star of the first three movies is busy running the state of California until at least 2011.

    CNN Transcript May 11, 2007

  • A production company called Halcyon has bought the rights to the Terminator franchise for an undisclosed sum of money, but the star of the first three movies is busy.

    CNN Transcript May 11, 2007

  • Some of the other characters mentioned are familiar as well, suck as Sly Moore, Qui-Gon Jinn, Isard and Valin Halcyon.

    worlds in a grain of sand

  • What's also interesting is that Nejaa Halcyon is a main character, who is one of the ancestors of Corran Horn, one of my favorite characters in the Star Wars universe.

    worlds in a grain of sand

  • Neeja Halcyon was a Jedi in one of Michael Stackpole's books, I, Jedi, and dies in it.

    Archive 2004-03-01

  • Such so-called special-purpose acquisition companies are formed to take over an existing company, such as Halcyon, and in turn have been viewed by hedge funds as one way of tapping the public markets.

    Credit-Fund Manager Mandis

  • a sea-bird, "answered Socrates," a bird called the Halcyon, and has a note full of plaining and tears.

    Marius the Epicurean — Volume 2

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