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dreamland

[dreem-land] /ˈdrimˌlænd/
noun
1.
a pleasant, lovely land that exists only in dreams or the imagination; the region of reverie.
2.
a state of sleep.
Origin of dreamland
1825-1835
1825-35; dream + land
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  • It is strange, but in dreamland one often remembers by heart that which it is impossible to do when awake.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
  • He had gone off to dreamland, where people disappeared when you looked at them.

    Out Like a Light Gordon Randall Garrett
  • The days repressions being gradually replaced by the follies of dreamland.

    Psychoanalysis Andr Tridon
  • All attest that in dreamland there is no such thing as repose.

    The World I Live In Helen Keller
  • He had a sense of time lapsed; of dreamland thoughts and visions.

    The Man Bram Stoker
  • You may be sure her dreamland was filled with images of love and beauty.

    Jessie Carlton Francis Forrester
  • The culmination was the mass meeting in dreamland Rink, the largest auditorium in the city.

  • For a long time the ghosts and witches pursued me even into dreamland.

    Story of My Life Helen Keller
British Dictionary definitions for dreamland

dreamland

/ˈdriːmlænd/
noun
1.
an ideal land existing in dreams or in the imagination
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Word Origin and History for dreamland
n.

1834, from dream (n.) + land (n.).

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