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fairyland

[fair-ee-land] /ˈfɛər iˌlænd/
noun
1.
the imaginary realm of fairies.
2.
any enchantingly beautiful region.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; fairy + land
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  • The reason for the show taking place in some kind of digital fairyland became less pressing.
  • The park's popular full-moon hikes-no flashlights permitted-drop into this same hoodoo fairyland.
  • They would sooner be guided by a bogeyman than have a nasty rational scientist spoiling their little fairyland.
  • Instead it places it in a glossy fairyland of personal progress.
  • He lived in no fairyland, but his mind went out and became a part of things.
  • Inside the caves awaits a fairyland of needlelike icicles.
  • For visitors of that era, the lights created a fairyland symbolizing the new wonders of electricity.
  • But strings of sparkling lights weave through trees and trellised walkways, lending a fairyland quality to the winter landscape.
  • He follows her beyond the grave where she is queen of a fairyland.
British Dictionary definitions for fairyland

fairyland

/ˈfɛərɪˌlænd/
noun
1.
the imaginary domain of the fairies; an enchanted or wonderful place
2.
a fantasy world, esp one resulting from a person's wild imaginings
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Word Origin and History for fairyland
n.

1580s, from fairy + land (n.).

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