fairyland


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fair·y·land

 (fâr′ē-lănd′)
n.
1. The imaginary land of fairies.
2. A charming, enchanting place.
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fairyland

(ˈfɛərɪˌlænd) or

fairydom

n
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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

fair•y•land

(ˈfɛər iˌlænd)

n.
1. the imaginary realm of fairies.
2. an enchantingly beautiful region or place.
[1580–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fairyland - something existing solely in the imagination (but often mistaken for reality)fairyland - something existing solely in the imagination (but often mistaken for reality)
fantasy, phantasy - imagination unrestricted by reality; "a schoolgirl fantasy"
paracosm - a prolonged fantasy world invented by children; can have a definite geography and language and history
2.fairyland - the enchanted realm of fairiesfairyland - the enchanted realm of fairies  
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
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Translations
meseországtündérország

fairyland

[ˈfɛərɪlænd] Npaís m de las hadas (fig) → país m de ensueño
he's living in fairylandvive en la luna
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fairyland

[ˈfɛərilænd] n
(in fairy stories)royaume m des fées
(= beautiful place) → pays m enchantéfairy lights npl (British)guirlande f électriquefairy story fairy tale, fairytale, fairy-tale n
(lit)conte m de fées
(= untruth) → histoire f à dormir deboutfairy-tale fairytale [ˈfɛəriteɪl] modif [romance] → enchanteur/teresse
a fairy-tale ending → un happy end
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fairyland

[ˈfɛərɪˌlænd] npaese m delle fate
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
And meanwhile, Baron, I'll just show you a most interesting map we have--of Outland, and Fairyland, and that sort of thing."
My Lady joining in, pointing out other places, and shouting other names, only made matters worse; and at last the Baron, in despair, took to pointing out places for himself, and feebly asked "Is that great yellow splotch Fairyland?"
"Do you suppose you could manage to return to your fairyland, my dear?"
Through the kindness of Dorothy Gale of Kansas, afterward Princess Dorothy of Oz, an humble writer in the United States of America was once appointed Royal Historian of Oz, with the privilege of writing the chronicle of that wonderful fairyland. But after making six books about the adventures of those interesting but queer people who live in the Land of Oz, the Historian learned with sorrow that by an edict of the Supreme Ruler, Ozma of Oz, her country would thereafter be rendered invisible to all who lived outside its borders and that all communication with Oz would, in the future, be cut off.
Vivid orchids and wonderful colored lichens smoldered upon the swarthy tree-trunks and where a wandering shaft of light fell full upon the golden allamanda, the scarlet star-clusters of the tacsonia, or the rich deep blue of ipomaea, the effect was as a dream of fairyland. In these great wastes of forest, life, which abhors darkness, struggles ever upwards to the light.
"By Jove!" said Flambeau, "it's like being in fairyland."
He looked and recognizing in her both the old and the new Sonya, and being reminded by the smell of burnt cork of the sensation of her kiss, inhaled the frosty air with a full breast and, looking at the ground flying beneath him and at the sparkling sky, felt himself again in fairyland.
We cannot put it into words, perhaps, for it is something mystic and strange, something that takes us nearer fairyland and makes us see that land of dreams with clearer eyes.
Indeed, my little friend, were you to wear it and wish yourself in Australia, with your uncle, the wish would doubtless be fulfilled, because it was made in fairyland. But you would not find the magic belt around you when you arrived at your destination."
We were getting tired of its ill-humour and talked of leaving it, when it suddenly grew sweet-tempered again, swooped around a curve--and presto, we were in fairyland.
They now separated to prepare for the sad ceremony; for whenever an appeal is made to law sorrow is almost certain to follow--even in a fairyland like Oz.
"Oh, there just COULDN'T be a funnygraf in Fairyland!" cried Dorothy.