cloud-cuckoo-land


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cloud-cuckoo-land

(ˈklaʊdˌlænd) or

cloudland

n
a realm of fantasy, dreams, or impractical notions

cloud′-cuck`oo-land`



n.
an idealized, illusory domain of imagination; cloudland.
[1815–25; translation of Greek Nephelokokkȳgía, the realm that separates the gods from humankind in Aristophanes' The Birds]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cloud-cuckoo-land - an imaginary place where you say people are when they seem optimistically out of touch with reality
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
Translations

cloud-cuckoo-land

[ˌklaʊdˈkʊkuːˌlænd] cloudland [ˈklaʊdlænd] (US) N to be in cloud-cuckoo-landestar en babia, estar con la cabeza en el aire (LAm)

cloud-cuckoo-land

[ˌklaʊdˈkʊkʊːˌlænd] nmondo dei sogni
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However, anyone who thought it was going to deliver good news on a referendum is living in cloud-cuckoo-land.
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It is obvious that Coun Summerfield lives in cloud-cuckoo-land.