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slumberland

[sluhm-ber-land]
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noun
  1. an imaginary land described to children as the place they enter during sleep.
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Origin of slumberland

First recorded in 1880–85; slumber + land
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for slumberland

coma, slumber, dream, trance, hibernation, torpor, dormancy, torpidity, lethargy, nod, catnap, repose, doze, nap, rest, shuteye, siesta, snooze, dullness, sandman

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Historical Examples of slumberland

  • "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.

  • 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