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 What started as a single runway in an Events DC parking lot in 2016 has gradually developed into a highflying fantasyland. Washington Post, 20 Sep. 2021 There is no love lost there, which would probably rule out working at a place like Newsmax, which is a kind of Trump-the-all-powerful fantasyland. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 6 Aug. 2021 So much of the show is built in a fantasyland with dates that end in fireworks and free diamond rings. Natalie Morin, refinery29.com, 3 Aug. 2021 America will gradually emerge from a fantasyland orchestrated by the Fed. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 30 June 2021 Her kit — which is filled with every shape and color of sequin imaginable (and then some), chunky gems, and smiley faces made of polymer clay — is like a portal to a quirky fantasyland. Devon Abelman, Allure, 3 May 2021 No, the Frick is now and always has been about pleasure, a fantasyland for old-master purists. BostonGlobe.com, 1 Apr. 2021 The fantasyland of mollusk bushes, flowers and cactus-like spires has been written up in newspapers, magazines and sightseeing brochures over the years as one of the most unusual U.S. gardens. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Mar. 2021 Interior designer and stylist Melissa Bowers, the former design director for the Miami Beach Faena District’s artistic fantasyland, came on in 2018. Devorah Lev-tov, Vogue, 24 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of fantasyland

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fantasyland

fantasy entry 1 + land entry 1

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The first known use of fantasyland was in 1967

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2 Oct 2021

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“Fantasyland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fantasyland. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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