wonderland

[ wuhn-der-land ]
/ ˈwʌn dərˌlænd /

noun

a land of wonders or marvels.
a wonderful country or region: a wonderland of rare plants and flowers; a winter wonderland.

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Origin of wonderland

First recorded in 1780–90; wonder + -land
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British Dictionary definitions for wonderland

wonderland
/ (ˈwʌndəˌlænd) /

noun

an imaginary land of marvels or wonders
an actual place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder
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