dreamland


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dream·land

 (drēm′lănd′)
n.
1. An ideal or imaginary land.
2. A state of sleep.
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dreamland

(ˈdriːmlænd)
n
an ideal land existing in dreams or in the imagination
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dream•land

(ˈdrimˌlænd)

n.
1. a pleasant, lovely land that exists only in dreams or the imagination; the region of reverie.
2. a state of sleep.
[1825–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dreamland - 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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dreamland

noun land of make-believe, fantasy, illusion, dream world, fairyland, cloud-cuckoo-land, never-never land (informal), land of dreams, cloudland, land of Nod In dreamland we play them in the final.
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Translations
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dreamland

[ˈdriːmlænd] Nreino m del ensueño, país m de los sueños; (= utopia) → utopía f
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dreamland

[ˈdriːmˌlænd] npaese m dei sogni
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References in classic literature ?
"Whereas you," I continued, disregarding the lovely refrain of her tear-choked voice, "are standing on the wonderful threshold of life, waiting in dreamland for the dawn.
He takes us to dreamland, and when we lay down the book we wake up to real life.
Her waking fancies were more alluring than any vision of dreamland. Had the real Prince come at last?
And while I pour and sip my Scotch, I remember another Chinese philosopher, Chuang Tzu, who, four centuries before Christ, challenged this dreamland of the world, saying: "How then do I know but that the dead repent of having previously clung to life?
It was twelve o'clock noon, and a breezy, cloudless day; the ascent was gradual, and the glimpses, from under the curtaining boughs, of blue water, and tiny sailboats, and beetling cliffs, were as charming as glimpses of dreamland. All the circumstances were perfect--and the anticipations, too, for we should soon be enjoying, for the first time, that wonderful spectacle, an Alpine sunrise--the object of our journey.
That itself would be better than having it overrun with some horde who know nothing of the geography of dreamland, and nothing of the history that has given this house its soul and its identity.
"Why, they was four rounds I was in dreamland all the time ...
Your pleasures, by your own account, have been few; but I daresay you did exist in a kind of artist's dreamland while you blent and arranged these strange tints.
The starlit earth looks a dreamland of gentle peace.
She had never been tormented by womanhood, and she had lived in a dreamland of Tennysonian poesy, dense even to the full significance of that delicate master's delicate allusions to the grossnesses that intrude upon the relations of queens and knights.
It is not much of a dream, considering the vast extent of the domains of dreamland, and their wonderful productions; it is only remarkable for being unusually restless and unusually real.
Penelope, who was sleeping sweetly at the gates of dreamland, answered, "Sister, why have you come here?