la-la land


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Related to la-la land: The Land of Nod, lay of the land

la-la land

 (lä′lä)
n.
1. A place renowned for its frivolous activity.
2. A state of mind characterized by unrealistic expectations or a lack of seriousness.

[After L(os) A(ngeles).]

La-La land

(ˈlɑːˌlɑː)
n
1. (Placename) a nickname for Los Angeles
2. (not capitals) a place that is remote from reality
[C20: reduplication of the initials LA]
Translations

la-la land

n (esp US inf) Bezeichnung für Los Angeles, insbesondere Hollywood; to be in la-la land (fig)ganz weit weg sein
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The gorgeous Kate Beckinsale, star of Pearl Harbour and The Aviator, is now based in Hollywood but is keen to assure her British fans that she has not succumbed to la-la land madness.
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DINING OUT: Chef Michael ``Wheels'' Parisi of the 10-week-old, pricey Tangerine restaurant on the Sunset Strip seems made for la-la land.
By the time law and order had been restored, chunks of La-La land resembled the ruins of Baghdad after the missiles that rained down during the Gulf War.
But Howard wants us to join him in La-la land and believe they have changed - at least until after the election.
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DANCING on Ice star Danniella Westbrook, left, is skating off to La-La Land, but not before she saves up enough to cover the household bills.
Here in La-La Land, economic guru Jack Kyser said, Christmas entertaining has an entirely different feeling.
This beautiful city of Glendale must not be depreciated by the Pavlovian liberals from la-la land who now control the Glendale City Council.
La-la land comes to baa-baa land when Hollywood star AMANDA DONOHOE rides into Emmerdale with the Wylde bunch, the new family who buy Home Farm.
Butch's dad says things like, ``If I turned gazoomy and ran off to La-La Land to shack up with cute boys, I wouldn't show my face,'' and ``It's not bad enough that our son dances with wolves, our daughter's a pop tart.