fairy·​land | \ ˈfer-ē-ˌland How to pronounce fairyland (audio) \

Definition of fairyland

1 : the land of fairies
2 : a place of delicate beauty or magical charm

Examples of fairyland in a Sentence

a winter fairyland of snow-covered trees
Recent Examples on the Web Balboa always seemed a fairyland — and the penny arcade was the icing on the cake. Justin Ray Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 15 Feb. 2022 After a couple hundred kilometers soaring across Bavarian fairyland, here’s my capsule review: glorious. Dan Neil, WSJ, 20 Jan. 2022 Spring makes a fairyland of the valley, and autumn a carnival. cleveland, 30 Dec. 2021 The slopes at White Grizzly tip upward of 40 degrees and run almost 3,000 feet through mature evergreen timber forests that feel like a fairyland. Washington Post, 17 Dec. 2021 In the second act, Puck disrupts fairyland’s magic, and poetry deserts all the characters at once. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 24 Oct. 2021 Paul Clearfire, who moved there in 2003 after Beamer left Breitenbush under the control of a workers' cooperative, equated the retreat to a fairyland. Richard Read, oregonlive, 22 Sep. 2020 Through the wonkish lens that Levin and Ponnuru wished more conservatives would adopt, Catholic integralism is pure fancy, a flight through fairyland. Tanner Greer, National Review, 17 Mar. 2020 These structures, when illuminated at dusk, turn the property into a fairyland and have been part of Mohonk from the beginning. Karl Zimmermann, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of fairyland

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fairyland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fairyland. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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fairy·​land | \ ˈfer-ē-ˌland How to pronounce fairyland (audio) \

Kids Definition of fairyland

1 : an imaginary place where fairies live
2 : a beautiful or magical place


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