Definition of fairyland in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɛːrɪland/


1The imaginary home of fairies.
Example sentences
  • She continued to be inventive in her use of materials; some of her work in painted plaster relief and free-standing or hanging plastic, for example, explored a fairyland of imaginary flora and fauna.
  • Holding one in her hand, Song said with a smile: ‘It looks like a fairyland, full of stories.’
  • ‘Please take care not to step on the shadows,’ it asks, as if you were about to enter a fairyland, and, in a way, you are.
1.1A beautiful place: in the evening the streets become a fairyland [as modifier]: a fairyland castle
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  • What followed was a whirlwind of travel far from their simple bush home and a new life in sophisticated Vienna, a fairyland of enchanting castles and unimagined luxury.
  • From this elevated viewpoint the peaks of the Paine massif appeared as tightly packed turrets in some fairyland castle.
  • Choosing such a setting is creative, it brings a surreal quality, like a fairyland story book.
1.2An imagined ideal place: this can seem like fairyland in our kind of violent world
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  • There is a certain confidence and strength and a kind of utopian fairyland represented in this painting.
  • And they want us to base our economic policy on this fairyland.
  • A whole summer went by and now it's time to head back to the wonderful fairyland called college, where responsibility is kept to a minimum and partying is a club sport.

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