Definition of the land of Nod in English:

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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.
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