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 for BLISS
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bliss \Bliss\ (bl[i^]s), n.; pl. Blisses (bl[i^]s"[e^]z). [OE.
     blis, blisse, AS. blis, bl[imac][eth]s, fr. bl[imac][eth]e
     blithe. See Blithe.]
     Orig., blithesomeness; gladness; now, the highest degree of
     happiness; blessedness; exalted felicity; heavenly joy.
     [1913 Webster]
           An then at last our bliss
           Full and perfect is.                     --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Blessedness; felicity; beatitude; happiness; joy;
          enjoyment. See Happiness.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a state of extreme happiness [syn: bliss, blissfulness,
           cloud nine, seventh heaven, walking on air]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  80 Moby Thesaurus words for "bliss":
     Canaan, New Jerusalem, Zion, affability, agreeability,
     agreeableness, amenity, amiability, amicability, beatification,
     beatitude, bewitchment, blessedness, blissfulness, blitheness,
     cheer, cheerfulness, cloud nine, compatibility, complaisance,
     congeniality, cordiality, delectation, delight, ecstasy, ecstatics,
     elation, elysium, empyrean, enchantment, enjoyableness, enjoyment,
     exaltation, exhilaration, exuberance, felicitousness, felicity,
     gaiety, geniality, gladness, glee, goodliness, goodness,
     graciousness, happiness, happy hunting ground, harmoniousness,
     harmony, heaven, high spirits, intoxication, joy, joyance,
     joyfulness, joyousness, mellifluousness, mellowness, niceness,
     nirvana, overhappiness, overjoyfulness, paradise, pleasance,
     pleasantness, pleasantry, pleasingness, pleasurability,
     pleasurableness, pleasure, pleasurefulness, rapport, rapture,
     ravishment, seventh heaven, spirituality, sunshine, sweetness,
     transport, unalloyed happiness, welcomeness

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Basic Language for Implementation of System Software
      (BLISS, or allegedly, "System Software
     Implementation Language, Backwards") A language designed by
     W.A. Wulf at CMU around 1969.
     BLISS is an expression language.  It is block-structured,
     and typeless, with exception handling facilities,
     coroutines, a macro system, and a highly optimising
     compiler.  It was one of the first non-{assembly languages}
     for operating system implementation.  It gained fame for its
     lack of a goto and also lacks implicit dereferencing: all
     symbols stand for addresses, not values.
     Another characteristic (and possible explanation for the
     backward acronym) was that BLISS fairly uniformly used
     backward keywords for closing blocks, a famous example being
     ELUDOM to close a MODULE.  An exception was BEGIN...END though
     you could use (...) instead.
     DEC introduced the NOVALUE keyword in their dialects to allow
     statements to not return a value.
     Versions: CMU BLISS-10 for the PDP-10; CMU BLISS-11,
     BLISS-16, DEC BLISS-16C, DEC BLISS-32, BLISS-36 for
     ["BLISS: A Language for Systems Programming", CACM
     14(12):780-790, Dec 1971].
     [Did the B stand for "Better"?]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bliss, ID -- U.S. city in Idaho
     Population (2000):    275
     Housing Units (2000): 147
     Land area (2000):     0.517141 sq. miles (1.339388 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.517141 sq. miles (1.339388 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            08470
     Located within:       Idaho (ID), FIPS 16
     Location:             42.926123 N, 114.948697 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     83314
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Bliss, ID

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