Meaning of “fairyland” in the English Dictionary


"fairyland" in English

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uk /ˈfeə.ri.lænd/ us /ˈfer.i.lænd/

[ U ] the place where fairies (= imaginary creatures) are said to live

[ S ] approving a beautiful place with an attractive or special quality:

It had snowed heavily during the night and in the morning the city was a white fairyland.

[ U ] mainly UK disapproving an imaginary perfect place or situation, where you do not have to deal with real problems in a practical way:

The Minister's argument belongs to fairyland.

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

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