fairyland

[ fair-ee-land ]
/ ˈfɛər iˌlænd /

noun

the imaginary realm of fairies.
any enchantingly beautiful region.

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Origin of fairyland

First recorded in 1580–90; fairy + land
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British Dictionary definitions for fairyland

fairyland
/ (ˈfɛərɪˌlænd) /

noun

the imaginary domain of the fairies; an enchanted or wonderful place
a fantasy world, esp one resulting from a person's wild imaginings
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