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Brigadoon

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noun Brig·a·doon \ˌbri-gə-ˈdün\

Definition of Brigadoon

  1. :  a place that is idyllic, unaffected by time, or remote from reality



Origin of brigadoon

from Brigadoon, village in the musical Brigadoon (1947) by A. J. Lerner and F. Loewe


First Known Use: 1968


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