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elfland

[elf-land] /ˈɛlfˌlænd/
noun
1.
the realm or world of elves; fairyland.
Origin of elfland
1475-1485
First recorded in 1475-85; elf + land
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  • If it were so, they were thin and far away, "horns of elfland."

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • But at that no one marvelled, no one, that is to say, who knew that he had gained his gift in elfland.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • This gift too, as you will hear, was given to him by the Queen of elfland.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • But speak thou to none, Thomas, when thou comest to elfland.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • There be some who say that he is living yet in elfland, and that one day he will come again to earth.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • "Then let him play," commanded he when the Queen of elfland had spoken her word.

  • And after he had been taught, and had repeated his lesson, he set out for elfland.

  • But though it was rock, the air was quite warm, as it always is in elfland.

  • And then the folding-doors of the hall were burst open, and the King of elfland rushed in.

  • I heard the name ringing in my ears like the "horns of elfland."

    The Lightning Conductor C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for elfland

elfland

/ˈɛlfˌlænd/
noun
1.
another name for fairyland
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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