won·​der·​land | \ ˈwən-dər-ˌland How to pronounce wonderland (audio) , -lənd \

Definition of wonderland

1 : an imaginary place of delicate beauty or magical charm
2 : a place that excites admiration or wonder a scenic wonderland

Examples of wonderland in a Sentence

The garden was a floral wonderland.
Recent Examples on the Web With the help of design firm PGAL (Juniper and Ivy), Tamez transformed the space into an ice cream wonderland splattered in hues of dripping colors and a handful of metal tubs with about 10 different flavors. Roxana Becerril, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 June 2022 When temperatures drop, Gurney's Newport Resort and Marina transforms its North Lawn into a wintry wonderland complete with an ice skating rink as part of the property's Après Skate Winter Wonderland pop-up. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 18 June 2022 Rock formations turn trippy in the 40,000-acre Valley of Fire State Park, a wonderland of red Aztec sandstone with petrified logs and Anasazi petroglyphs. Jen Rose Smith, Washington Post, 10 June 2022 There is a completely different group of people that have built an agricultural wonderland, and aren’t traveling bards and aren’t cobbling together this meager existence and settlements. Michael Schneider, Variety, 13 May 2022 Coaa Coaa Kids Circus Pop-Up Tent With space for up to three kids, Coaa Coaa’s whimsical pop-up play tent will transport little giftees to an imaginary backyard circus or an indoor animal wonderland. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 May 2022 The stated intention of the country’s public health minister to distribute 1 million marijuana seedlings for cultivation has added to the impression that Thailand is turning into a weed wonderland. Time, 9 June 2022 The gala decor, created by Millenium Events, transforms the hotel's Grand Ballroom into a wonderland of sparkle and glamour. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 22 Apr. 2022 Could the country turn into a winter sports wonderland? New York Times, 17 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of wonderland

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of wonderland was in 1790

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“Wonderland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wonderland. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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won·​der·​land | \ ˈwən-dər-ˌland How to pronounce wonderland (audio) \

Kids Definition of wonderland

: a place of wonders or surprises a vacation wonderland


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