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 (făn′tə-sē-lănd′, -zē-)
A place conjured up by the imagination, often populated by bizarre inhabitants: a fictional fantasyland teeming with unicorns and elves.
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an imagined, idealized place
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(ˈfæn tə siˌlænd, -zi-)

a place or circumstance existing only in the imagination; dream world.
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