fantasyland

noun
fan·​ta·​sy·​land | \ ˈfan-tə-sē-ˌland How to pronounce fantasyland (audio) , -zē- \

Definition of fantasyland

: an imaginary or ideal place or situation

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Examples of fantasyland in a Sentence

a lavish resort casino that transports its patrons to fantasyland—at least for a few hours
Recent Examples on the Web To commemorate Boseman as the fictitious T’Challa, king of fantasyland Wakanda, perpetuates the sci-fi comic-book inanity of Black Panther and of childish Afrocentricity. Armond White, National Review, "The Usable Enigma of Chadwick Boseman," 2 Sep. 2020 Taxing the rich is not the only source of false savings to fund a far-left fantasyland. Brian Riedl, National Review, "How the Far Left Fails Basic Math," 4 Sep. 2020 By then American audiences had already come to think of Japan as its own sort of fantasyland, the creator of manga comics, Nintendo, and the adorable force known as Hello Kitty. Marc Bain, Quartz, "How Japan’s global image morphed from military empire to eccentric pop-culture superpower," 21 May 2020 To a degree, Socks on Fire is supposed to take place in a fantasyland; a dreamy opening tracking shot through the McGuire house — in which actual family members and actors playing family members interact — suggests as much. Keith Uhlich, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Socks on Fire': Film Review | Tribeca 2020," 1 May 2020 October 8, 1956, was a mystical trip through fantasyland. Time, "Pitcher Don Larsen, Who Threw Only Perfect Game in World Series History, Dies at 90," 2 Jan. 2020 October 8, 1956, was a mystical trip through fantasyland. NBC News, "Don Larsen, Yankees pitcher who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90," 2 Jan. 2020 October 8, 1956, was a mystical trip through fantasyland. Time, "Pitcher Don Larsen, Who Threw Only Perfect Game in World Series History, Dies at 90," 2 Jan. 2020 October 8, 1956, was a mystical trip through fantasyland. NBC News, "Don Larsen, Yankees pitcher who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90," 2 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of fantasyland

1967, in the meaning defined above

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19 Sep 2020

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“Fantasyland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fantasyland. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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