Definition of la-la land in English:

la-la land

Syllabification: la-la land
Pronunciation: /ˈläˌlä ˌland


North American informal
  • 1Los Angeles or Hollywood, especially with regard to the lifestyle and attitudes of those living there or associated with it.
  • 1.1A fanciful state or dreamworld.
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    • But anyone who thinks those words are evidence that he was somehow enamoured of the regime is living in la-la land.
    • And anyone who thinks that research can or will be done elsewhere is living in la-la land.
    • I stayed with him as they put the little cone over his nose to send him to kitty la-la land and all was well.


la-la, reduplication of LA (i.e., Los Angeles).

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