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won·der·land

 (wŭn′dər-lănd′)
n.
1. A marvelous imaginary realm.
2. A marvelous real place or scene.
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wonderland

(ˈwʌndəˌlænd)
n
1. an imaginary land of marvels or wonders
2. an actual place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder
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won•der•land

(ˈwʌn dərˌlænd)

n.
1. a land of wonders or marvels.
2. a scene or place of special beauty or delight.
[1780–1790]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wonderland - a place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
2.wonderland - an imaginary realm of marvels or wonders
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
أرْض العَجائِب
eventyrland
csodaország
undraland
krajina zázrakov
harikalar ülkesi/diyarı

wonderland

[ˈwʌndəlænd] Npaís m de la maravilla, país m de las aventuras
a wonderland of amusement parksun paraíso de parques de atracciones
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

wonderland

n (= fairyland)Wunderland nt; (= wonderful place)Paradies nt; the wonderland of the Alpsdie Wunderwelt der Alpen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

wonderland

[ˈwʌndəˌlænd] npaese m delle meraviglie
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

wonder

(ˈwandə) noun
1. the state of mind produced by something unexpected or extraordinary. He was full of wonder at the amazing sight.
2. something strange, unexpected or extraordinary. the Seven Wonders of the World; You work late so often that it's a wonder you don't take a bed to the office!
3. the quality of being strange or unexpected. The wonder of the discovery is that it was only made ten years ago.
verb
1. to be surprised. Caroline is very fond of John – I shouldn't wonder if she married him.
2. to feel curiosity or doubt. Have you ever wondered about his reasons for wanting this money?
3. to feel a desire to know. I wonder what the news is.
ˈwonderful adjective
arousing wonder; extraordinary, especially in excellence. a wonderful opportunity; a wonderful present; She's a wonderful person.
ˈwonderfully adverb
ˈwonderingly adverb
with great curiosity and amazement. The children gazed wonderingly at the puppets.
ˈwonderland (-lӕnd) noun
a land or place full of wonderful things.
ˈwondrous (ˈwandrəs) adjective
wonderful.
no wonder
it isn't surprising. No wonder you couldn't open the door – it was locked!
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References in classic literature ?
His brothers went to sea, not out of desire, but because it was the only way for them to gain their bread; and he, who had no need to go, envied them when, returned from far voyages, they sat by the kitchen fire, and told their bold tales of the wonderlands beyond the sea-rim.
Rose swam out far beyond her depth, with uncle to float her back; Aunt Jessie splashed placidly in the shallow pools, with Jamie paddling near by like a little whale beside its mother; while the lads careered about, looking like a flock of distracted flamingoes, and acting like the famous dancing party in "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."
Marilla was as fond of morals as the Duchess in Wonderland, and was firmly convinced that one should be tacked on to every remark made to a child who was being brought up.
His rather fantastic epics, composed with great facility and much real spirit, are almost forgotten; he is remembered chiefly by three or four short poems--'The Battle of Blenheim,' 'My days among the dead are past,' 'The Old Man's Comforts' (You are old, Father William,' wittily parodied by 'Lewis Carroll' in 'Alice in Wonderland')--and by his excellent short prose 'Life of Nelson.'
Alice in Wonderland, after she had drunk the contents of the magic bottle, could not have grown smaller more suddenly than I grew younger the moment I passed through that magic door.
Gentlemen: Since I arrived, a month ago, in this old wonderland, this vast garden of Germany, my English tongue has so often proved a useless piece of baggage to me, and so troublesome to carry around, in a country where they haven't the checking system for luggage, that I finally set to work, and learned the German language.
Besides, Juneau was in Alaska, and her yearning took the form of a desire to see that wonderland. But little she saw of it.
It is the music which makes it what it is; it is the music which changes the place from the rear room of a saloon in back of the yards to a fairy place, a wonderland, a little comer of the high mansions of the sky.