Definition of the land of Nod in English:

the land of Nod

humorous A state of sleep: the tape is guaranteed to send babies and toddlers to the land of Nod
[punningly, with biblical allusion to the place name Nod (Gen. 4:16)]
More example sentences
  • I fought off the sleep interruption and went back to the land of Nod.
  • I want to stay where it is safe, lost in the sleepy, dreamy land of Nod.
  • May dreams of the fearless left-winger escort you to the land of Nod.
See parent entry: land

Definition of the land of Nod in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day anastrophe
Pronunciation: əˈnastrəfi
the inversion of the usual order of words...