Meaning of “Promised Land” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"Promised Land" in British English

See all translations

Promised Landnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈprɒm.ɪst ˌlænd/ us /ˈprɑː.mɪst ˌlænd /

in the Bible, the land of Canaan, promised by God to Abraham and his race:

figurative America was the Promised Land for many immigrant families.

(Definition of “Promised Land” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)