la-la land


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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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