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.

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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 These nostalgic dishes are an essential part of experiencing the wild and wonderful South Pacific dreamland, and various interpretations on the classics can be found in both formal and casual establishments throughout the country. Amy Louise Bailey, Vogue, "The 7 Dishes You Have to Eat in New Zealand," 25 July 2018 For nine eventful days — August 22nd to August 30th — the streets of Campo Maior in Alentejo, Portugal are transformed into a garden dreamland. Taylor Murphy, House Beautiful, "Thousands of Paper Flowers Cover This Portuguese Town," 26 Aug. 2015 Instead, get a charging pad for your nightstand, plop all your devices down on it and sail off to dreamland. Joshua Fruhlinger, WSJ, "You May Never Have to Plug In Your Smartphone Again," 31 May 2018 John Stones was slow to pick up Mandzukic’s run onto a Perisic header, and Pickford was beaten by a left-foot shot that sealed England’s fate and sent Croatia into dreamland. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "Croatia tops England in extra time to reach World Cup final," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of dreamland

1826, in the meaning defined above

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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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