dream·​land | \ ˈdrēm-ˌland How to pronounce dreamland (audio) \

Definition of dreamland

: an unreal delightful country existing only in imagination or in dreams : never-never land

Examples of dreamland in a Sentence

He's living in a dreamland.
Recent Examples on the Web Nowadays, the Black Sea coast is an oenophile’s dreamland, attracting people from across the country who want to try making their own wine in its rocky soil. Anton Troianovski, New York Times, "In Russia’s Idyllic Wine Country, Dark Tales of Dreams Dashed," 1 Nov. 2020 Some relaxation apps lull you into dreamland with sounds of the Amazon rainforest or monitor your sleep habits throughout the night. Sarah Sekula, CNN, "Searching for more zzzs? There is a sleep app for that," 27 Aug. 2020 Ms Wilson’s Kay crosses the threshold between reality and fantasy; between waking life and a snowbound dreamland. The Economist, "A new retelling of “The Snow Queen” is aimed squarely at adults," 31 Dec. 2019 Once in her dreamland of Nepal, she was mesmerized, but also reminded of home. Sallee Ann Ruibal, Cincinnati.com, "Cincy Storytellers Project tells tales of 'growing up' on the farm, around the world," 30 Oct. 2019 Sapho Marekovic / EyeEmGetty Images Dubai can feel like a dreamland. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "The Instagram Guide to Dubai," 27 Aug. 2019 If not, the gentle adventures will sweep them off to dreamland. Frannie Ucciferri, Washington Post, "Common Sense Media shares 25 great podcasts for kids," 6 Aug. 2019 While her initial effort was saved, the rebound fell kindly to the 25-year-old who poked home to send the Australians into dreamland. SI.com, "Women's World Cup Recap: Lionesses Seal Narrow Win, Italy Leave it Late & Brazil Ease to Victory," 9 June 2019 For Toth, this meant imagining what the characters would dress like inside Fosse's dreamland. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Why Fosse/Verdon’s Costume Designer Had No Interest in Recreating Pippin," 1 May 2019

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First Known Use of dreamland

1826, in the meaning defined above

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“Dreamland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dreamland. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of dreamland

informal : a pleasant place or situation that exists only in the mind

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