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castle in the air

noun
1.
a fanciful or impractical notion or hope; daydream.
Also called air castle, castle in Spain.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80
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British Dictionary definitions for castle spain

castle in the air

noun
1.
a hope or desire unlikely to be realized; daydream
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