la-la land


la–la land

noun \ˈlä-ˌlä-\

: the mental state of someone who is not aware of what is really happening

La-La Land —used as a nickname for Los Angeles, California

Full Definition of LA-LA LAND

:  a euphoric dreamlike mental state detached from the harsher realities of life

Origin of LA-LA LAND

perhaps from la-la nonsense syllables in the refrains of songs
First Known Use: 1983

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