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land of milk and honey

A place of abundance that is free from want. The phrase comes from the Biblical description of the land promised to the Israelites. It might be better than where you came from, but don't think this is some utopia or land of milk and honey—we still have to work for what we have.
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milk and honey

prosperity and abundance.
This expression alludes to the prosperity of the Promised Land of Israel in the Bible (Exodus 3:8).
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Three years before it debuted on the Great White Way, Milk and Honey opened at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre) in October 1961.
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IN EXODUS AND DEUTERONOMY GOD PROMISED TO deliver the Hebrews from poverty and slavery, leading them into "a land flowing with milk and honey," a land in which there would be no poor in their midst.
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