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[dreem-land] /ˈdrimˌlænd/
a pleasant, lovely land that exists only in dreams or the imagination; the region of reverie.
a state of sleep.
Origin of dreamland
First recorded in 1825-35; dream + land Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It always heralded some disaster when it appeared before him in dreamland.

    The Beach of Dreams H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • The ring, however, had a singular history in Balzac's dreamland.

  • He had gone off to dreamland, where people disappeared when you looked at them.

    Out Like a Light Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Now a little wash, precious, and you'll be in dreamland in two seconds.

    Sunny Boy in the Big City Ramy Allison White
  • For a moment I felt as though I had invaded some dreamland of my childhood.

    Tales of the Malayan Coast Rounsevelle Wildman
  • All attest that in dreamland there is no such thing as repose.

    The World I Live In

    Helen Keller
  • You may be sure her dreamland was filled with images of love and beauty.

    Jessie Carlton Francis Forrester
  • For a long time the ghosts and witches pursued me even into dreamland.

    Story of My Life Helen Keller
British Dictionary definitions for dreamland


an ideal land existing in dreams or in the imagination
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for dreamland

1834, from dream (n.) + land (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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