wonderland

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noun won·der·land \ˈwən-dər-ˌland, -lənd\

Definition of wonderland

  1. 1 :  an imaginary place of delicate beauty or magical charm

  2. 2 :  a place that excites admiration or wonder <a scenic wonderland>

Examples of wonderland in a sentence

  1. The garden was a floral wonderland.

1790

First Known Use of wonderland

1790


WONDERLAND Defined for English Language Learners

wonderland

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noun won·der·land \ˈwən-dər-ˌland, -lənd\

Definition of wonderland for English Language Learners

  • : a place that is filled with things that are beautiful, impressive, or surprising


WONDERLAND Defined for Kids

wonderland

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noun won·der·land \ˈwən-dər-ˌland\

Definition of wonderland for Students

  1. :  a place of wonders or surprises <a vacation wonderland>



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