never-never land


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nev·er-nev·er land

(nĕv′ər-nĕv′ər)
n.
An imaginary and wonderful place; a fantasy land.

[After Never-Never Land, , fictional setting used in the play Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie.]

nev′er-nev′er land`


n.
an unreal, imaginary, or ideal state, condition, place, etc.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.never-never land - a pleasing country existing only in dreams or imagination
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
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never-never land

nmondo dei sogni
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The kind of men you might find lounging outside pubs on Saturday nights never mind the faubourgs of Never-Never Land (as I said, don't expect the Peter Pan your mother once read to you).
Peter takes the trio far above the clouded night sky (with stunning animated visual effects used to augment Gilbert Players' already impressive use of a fly system to suspend the actors above the stage), passing the "second star to the right, and straight on til' mornin' '' and journeying to Never-Never Land, a place full of pirates, natives, a ticking crocodile and "Lost Boys'' who never grow up.
That is, if you do not wish to see a gloved security official drop your exquisite Vertu device into a paper bag, and tow it away to a secret facility in never-never land.
We also need to track cases on a statewide basis to catch cases languishing in never-never land and to make sure the additional monies are being used efficiently.
Jack McQuillen, aged 4, front, and Crystal McQuillen, aged 3, in Peter Pan's Never-Never Land Grotto at Dudley Zoological Gardens
So the Farm Bill dithers in Never-Never Land, plows continue to chew away at CRP acreage and native prairie and wildlife suffers, and, by association, so do upland bird and duck hunters.
And that is what the movie Argo was about, preparing the American people for the probability of a joint voyage of American and Israeli militaries into the never-never land of old Persia.
Such an individual, for the Holy Father, is "led off into a never-never land [and] has lost what makes him what he is; [he] has lost himself.
A bit like how we all felt in the 1980s and 90s living on the debt of the never-never land.
He said: "We are in pharmacological never-never land here, something that was done to Michael Jackson and no one else in history to my knowledge.
For a couple of years now, he has been living in a kind of never-never land, the waiting-room where ageing boxers sit and wonder.
The Euro-Union longs for the never-never land of its youth where cheap money flowed freely and the price of bonds did not reflect the balance of budgets.