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Cockaigne

noun Cock·aigne \kä-ˈkān\

Definition of COCKAIGNE

:  an imaginary land of great luxury and ease

Examples of COCKAIGNE

  1. <many gourmets still regard Paris as a culinary Cockaigne>

Origin of COCKAIGNE

Middle English cokaygne, from Middle French (pais de) cocaigne land of plenty
First Known Use: 13th century

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