a land of wonders or marvels.
a wonderful country or region: a wonderland of rare plants and flowers; a winter wonderland.

1780–90; wonder + -land

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To wonderland
World English Dictionary
wonderland (ˈwʌndəˌlænd)
1.  an imaginary land of marvels or wonders
2.  an actual place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Word Origin & History

"imaginary realm," 1790, from wonder + land (n.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Example sentences
It totally transformed the park into a wonderland of saffron color.
If you think business is humane, honest and ethical, you are living in wonderland.
The island's geographic isolation created a wonderland of biological richness.
For the night, the mall will be transformed into a glittering winter wonderland.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature