- a place of great beauty, luxury, and contentment.
Origin of Xanadu
Examples from the Web for xanadu
Xanadu 2.0 is a mere 66,000 square feet with only eight bedrooms on a 5.15-acre lot.Up To a Point: Robber Barons Make Way For Robber Nerds
P. J. O’Rourke
August 9, 2014
After that, came a succession of leading roles in musicals like All Shook Up and Xanadu.Glee's New Villain
September 20, 2010
And how long would it take to travel from Baghdad to this Xanadu?The Saracen: Land of the Infidel
Relinquishing the right to control links, established in the first place because one needed them, is part of the Xanadu agreement.The Civilization of Illiteracy
“In Xanadu―” From brightness the amassed cloud-bloom still increased to brightness: then suddenly the flames turned to ember.The Bonadventure
Marathon is a suburban Xanadu gently caressed by the train service of the Cinder and Bloodshot.Mince PieAuthor: Christopher Darlington MorleyRelease Date: October 10, 2004 [eBook #13694]
Christopher Darlington Morley
Word Origin and History for xanadu
Mongol city founded by Kublai Khan, 1620s, anglicized form of Shang-tu. Sense of "dream place of magnificence and luxury" derives from Coleridge's poem (1816).