la-la land

noun \ ˈlä-ˌlä- \

Definition of la-la land

:a euphoric dreamlike mental state detached from the harsher realities of life

Origin and Etymology of la-la land

perhaps from la-la nonsense syllables in the refrains of songs


LA-LA LAND Defined for English Language Learners

la-la land

noun

Definition of la-la land for English Language Learners

  • : the mental state of someone who is not aware of what is really happening

  • La-La Land —used as a nickname for Los Angeles, California


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