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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
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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


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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