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[sluhm-ber-land] /ˈslʌm bərˌlænd/
an imaginary land described to children as the place they enter during sleep.
Origin of slumberland
First recorded in 1880-85; slumber + land Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I was just dozing off into slumberland when I heard a noise approaching.

    The Indians' Last Fight Dennis Collins
  • "I will sleep awhile," she said to her handmaiden, and serenely glided into slumberland.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • But, in spite of the fact that they wanted to go to sleep, it was some time before the older ones dropped off into slumberland.

  • When his eyes closed and he floated away to slumberland it was to the thrilling song of a bird on a bough above his head.

    The Tree of Appomattox Joseph A. Altsheler
  • I wanted to go to sleep, but I had received too hard a blow to slip off quietly into slumberland.

    Nobody's Boy Hector Malot
  • Sandy had already thrown himself down on some of the hemlock boughs, and was far gone on the road to slumberland.

  • Then the boy returned to one of the upper rooms, and in spite of the hardness of the glass bench was soon deep in slumberland.

  • Without further word he spread his blanket on the leaves and in a minute or two was off to slumberland.

    The Great Sioux Trail Joseph Altsheler
  • He had struggled against the somnolent god, but in vain; and at last passed into slumberland unconsciously and overcome.

    Little Oskaloo Thomas Chalmers Harbaugh
  • Paul lay down on the blankets beside the schoolmaster, and in a couple of minutes was off to slumberland.

    The Border Watch Joseph A. Altsheler

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