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[dreem-land] /ˈdrimˌlænd/
a pleasant, lovely land that exists only in dreams or the imagination; the region of reverie.
a state of sleep.
Origin of dreamland
1825-35; dream + land Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for dreamland
  • Not in the actual world but in a paradise of pure criminality, a dreamland whose only reality is moral and aesthetic.
  • Wright's team has gone further than anyone in the quest to create this dreamland.
  • He has had too many walkabouts in the past where he has drifted into dreamland at some point in a major tournament.
  • Go on living in your sleepy little dreamland, and believe what you want to believe.
  • Obligingly, the new father also nods off to dreamland, at which point a burglar sneaks into the house.
British Dictionary definitions for dreamland


an ideal land existing in dreams or in the imagination
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for dreamland

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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