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|DAILY BEAST
After that, came a succession of leading roles in musicals like All Shook Up and Xanadu.
And how long would it take to travel from Baghdad to this Xanadu?The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
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
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|Mihai Nadin
“In Xanadu―” From brightness the amassed cloud-bloom still increased to brightness: then suddenly the flames turned to ember.The Bonadventure|Edmund Blunden
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).