- a large amusement park in Anaheim, Calif.: prototypical theme park.
- any large, bustling place noted for its colorful attractions: The new shopping center has become an after-hours Disneyland.
- a land or place of make-believe; fantasyland.
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Examples from the Web for disneyland
Pig [growling sotto voce behind his hand, mock-furtive as a Disneyland Foxy Loxy]: Take 35 percent off the top and split!The Stacks: Grateful Dead I Have Known
August 30, 2014
The shoot lasted 45 days, with 11 days at Disney World in Orlando followed by 14 days at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.
Season passes for Disney World and Disneyland were purchased for the cast and crew, and filming commenced in September 2010.
Since they needed to shoot multiple takes, they had the cast enter and exit Disneyland multiple times.
An Israeli checkpoint is like the longest line you can find at Disneyland, with a twist.First Friday of Ramadan For Palestinians
July 12, 2013
Tomorrowland is the orphan division of Disneyland, thrown in as sop to those interested more in the future than the past.Question of Comfort
- an amusement park in Anaheim, California, founded by Walt Disney and opened in 1955. Walt Disney World, a second amusement park, opened in 1971 near Orlando, Florida. Further parks operate in Paris, Tokyo, and Hong Kong
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Word Origin and History for disneyland
in figurative sense of "land of make-believe" first recorded 1956, from U.S. entertainment park (opened in 1955) created by cartoonist Walter E. Disney (1901-1966).
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