won·der·land | \ ˈwən-dər-ˌland , -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.

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The wonderland of pink sand has barely changed in years. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "The 2017 America's Cup Will Be the Most Intense Ever," 3 Apr. 2017 Come Tuesday, Insomniac broadens its horizons to Los Angeles State Historic Park, inviting Grammy-winning producer Zedd to perform in the 32-acre wonderland. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Zedd Takes Over Insomniac's Nite Owl Radio on SiriusXM Ahead of LA Park Concert," 29 June 2018 But Pine Trace is a perfect blend of bucolic wonderland and demanding golf. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, "Top 10 metro Detroit public golf courses for 2018," 6 July 2018 Check them out ahead along with the campaign video and get ready to daydream of a mythical Greek wonderland. refinery29.com, "Diptyque's New Summer Collaboration Is Really Trippy," 3 May 2018 Karl Lagerfeld’s Fall 2018 show for Chanel re-created an autumnal wonderland inside the Grand Palais, down to icebox-crisped fall leaves, tussocks of moss, and Brontë-esque fog. Chloe Malle, Vogue, "Spring in Step: The Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artist’s Dinner," 24 Apr. 2018 New Guinea is a special draw due to its unique status as a kind of evolutionary wonderland. Randy Dotinga, The Christian Science Monitor, "In 'The Feather Thief,' a British bird burglary exposes a hidden world," 13 Apr. 2018 Growing up in rural Virginia and enchanted by visions of snowy wonderlands and snug hearthsides, Ken Fulk appointed himself master of ceremonies for his family's holiday celebrations. Peter Terzian, ELLE Decor, "House Tour: Ken Fulk Creates A Montana Guesthouse That's The Ultimate Winter Getaway," 17 Nov. 2016 His tremendous abstract works are scattered around the grounds of the traditional Basque farmhouse, which houses smaller pieces, creating the feel of a natural and artistic wonderland. Virginia Irurita, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Spain," 5 Oct. 2016

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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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English Language Learners Definition of wonderland

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


won·der·land | \ ˈwən-dər-ˌland \

Kids Definition of wonderland

: a place of wonders or surprises a vacation wonderland

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