the Promised Land

noun

Definition of the Promised Land

1 : the land that was given to Abraham and his descendants according to the promise God made in the Bible
2 or the promised land : a happy place or condition that someone wants to reach : a place where dreams or hopes can come true They came to America searching for the promised land.

Learn More About the Promised Land

Dictionary Entries Near the Promised Land

the proletariat

the Promised Land

the proof is in the pudding

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for the Promised Land

Cite this Entry

“The Promised Land.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Promised%20Land. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!