dreamland

noun

dream·​land ˈdrēm-ˌland How to pronounce dreamland (audio)
: 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 Who doesn’t want to drift into dreamland with crashing waves for a soundtrack? Sarah Sekula, Travel + Leisure, 7 July 2024 In the eyes of many, Europe is viewed as a vacation dreamland, with its liberal holiday allowances and a culture that heavily promotes work-life balance. Beth Greenfield, Fortune Europe, 1 July 2024 Different people need different amounts of time in dreamland to function at their best. Meg Walters, Glamour, 18 June 2024 As a result, many Germans, living in what Max Weber called the dreamland of the winter of 1918–19, expected the Allies’ peace terms to be mild—milder, certainly, than those Germany had imposed on revolutionary Russia with the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk in March 1918. Margaret MacMillan, Foreign Affairs, 8 Jan. 2019 See all Example Sentences for dreamland 

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dreamland was in 1826

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“Dreamland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dreamland. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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dreamland

noun
dream·​land ˈdrēm-ˌland How to pronounce dreamland (audio)
: an unreal delightful country existing only in imagination or in dreams

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