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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. 2018.
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  • "I will sleep awhile," she said to her handmaiden, and serenely glided into slumberland.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • It wakens or warns, threatens or gladdens, and woos him back to slumberland.

    In Beaver World

    Enos Abijah Mills
  • I was just dozing off into slumberland when I heard a noise approaching.

    The Indians' Last Fight

    Dennis Collins
  • 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.

  • 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
  • A half-hour later Long Jim came out of slumberland, but he opened only one eye.

    The Keepers of the Trail

    Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Sandy had already thrown himself down on some of the hemlock boughs, and was far gone on the road to slumberland.

  • Tayoga soon followed him to slumberland, and Willet once more watched alone.

    The Masters of the Peaks Joseph A. Altsheler
  • 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
  • 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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