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    1.Kashmir is known as the heaven on Earth.
    2.Kashmir is known as heaven on Earth.
    3.Kashmir is known as the heaven on the Earth.

    Which out the above sentences is/are correct?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keen learner View Post
    1.Kashmir is known as 'the heaven on Earth'.
    2.Kashmir is known as 'Heaven on Earth'.
    3.Kashmir is known as 'the heaven on the Earth'.

    Which of the above sentences is/are correct?
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    A better title would have been 'Kashmir is known as...'


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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
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    A better title would have been 'Kashmir is known as...'


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    Why has the word "heaven" been capitalized?
    Don't we use "the" before "Earth" ..being unique heavenly body?

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    Re: Articles

    'Heaven on Earth', with or without capitals (capitalise both or neither) is a set phrase. (Click on the underlined link.)

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    Re: Articles

    I would capitalise "Earth" because it's a proper noun - the actual name of a physical planet. I would not capitalise "heaven" - it's an idea, a concept (one which only exists in some cultures and religions), not a physical place which would attract the capitalisation that goes with a proper noun.

    As Rover said, in this context, the article is not required because "heaven on Earth" is a set phrase.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    "Heaven Is a Place On Earth" by Belinda Carlisle

    I love it.

    I'm sorry if it's irrelevant.

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