a happy hunting ground

happy hunting ground

A utopia. Used by Native Americans to describe the afterlife. The annual car swap meet is a happy hunting ground for automotive enthusiasts.
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a happy ˈhunting ground

(humorous) a very good place to find what you want: The Sunday antique market is a happy hunting ground for collectors.
See also: ground, happy, hunting
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"It's been quite a happy hunting ground for me over the years and hopefully that will be the case on Tuesday," said Burr.
ONCE it was a burial site but, with four wins from four since 2003, Murrayfield is now a happy hunting ground for Ireland.
Doncaster has always been a happy hunting ground for Barry Hills and he's 2-2 in 3yo+ maidens at the track in the last four seasons.
Forthbank has never been a happy hunting ground for Morton.
The tiny North Atlantic outpost has not been a happy hunting ground in the past but the curse of the Faroes finally came to an end thanks to goals from Shaun Maloney and Garry O'Connor.
I will be there to cheer you on October 4 as you visit a happy hunting ground again!
Felix de Giles has found Huntingdon a happy hunting ground this season, booting home three winners from just four rides.