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English definition of “be in the land of nod”

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be in the land of nod

old-fashioned informal
to be sleeping: Jamie's in the land of nod at last.
Translations of “be in the land of nod”
in Chinese (Traditional) 正在睡覺,在睡夢中…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正在睡觉,在睡梦中…
(Definition of be in the land of nod from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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