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English definition of “never-never land”

never-never land

noun [U]     /ˌnev.əˈnev.əˌlænd/ US  /-ɚˈnev.ɚ-/
an imaginary place where everything is pleasant or perfect in a way that is impossible to achieve in real life : If he thinks we can get this done by next week , he's living in never-never land .Unreal things and unrealityPleasant and make-believe places
(Definition of never-never land noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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