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.
Definition of the land of Nod in:
- The US English dictionary