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 Glass Animals transformed Cleveland’s Jacobs Pavilion music venue into a dreamland on Friday night. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 2 Oct. 2021 Life might seem like a dreamland today, which could be good and bad. Tarot Astrologers, chicagotribune.com, 23 Sep. 2021 But while this all feels somewhat otherworldly, Creede is no dreamland Brigadoon where everybody always gets along. New York Times, 4 Aug. 2021 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, 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, 27 Aug. 2020 Ms Wilson’s Kay crosses the threshold between reality and fantasy; between waking life and a snowbound dreamland. The Economist, 31 Dec. 2019 Once in her dreamland of Nepal, she was mesmerized, but also reminded of home. Sallee Ann Ruibal, Cincinnati.com, 30 Oct. 2019 Sapho Marekovic / EyeEmGetty Images Dubai can feel like a dreamland. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, 27 Aug. 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 26 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of dreamland

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

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