Alice-in-Wonderland


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Al·ice-in-Won·der·land

(ăl′ĭs-ĭn-wŭn′dər-lănd′)
adj.
Illusory; unreal: "One wonders if historians ... are caught up in an Alice-in-Wonderland world of their own making" (Zara Steiner).

[Short for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, , fantasy novel by Lewis Carroll.]

Alice-in-Wonderland

adj
fantastic; irrational
[C20: alluding to the absurdities of Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's book]

Al′ice-in-Won′derland



adj.
resembling a dream or fantasy; unreal.
[1920–25; alluding to Lewis Carroll's children's story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)]