Definition of peaceable kingdom in US English:

peaceable kingdom

noun

  • 1Theology. A state of harmony among all creatures, originally and especially as prophesied in Isaiah 11:1–9; a realization of this, as posited in utopian theologies such as that of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Also (chiefly US) in extended use.

  • 2(A name for) Canada.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in The Holy Bible, conteyning the old testament and the new. From peaceable + kingdom.

Pronunciation

peaceable kingdom

/ˌpiːsəbl ˈkɪŋdəm/