Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The imaginary land of fairies.
  • n. A charming, enchanting place.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having qualities ascribed to fairies and their realm; fanciful, delicate, surreal, or diminutive.
  • n. The imaginary land or abode of fairies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The imaginary land or abode of fairies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The imaginary land or abode of fairies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. something existing solely in the imagination (but often mistaken for reality)
  • n. the enchanted realm of fairies

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Examples

  • Eagle_eye - the fairyland is what the current plan is.

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  • However, Spirited Away combines a charming, classical plot -- a girl captured and enslaved in fairyland, forced to work in a sort of bathhouse for mythological gods and monsters -- with incredible animation which updates Miyazaki's character designs with gorgeous digital colors and sparing use of CG.

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  • The road to fairyland is not the road to Heaven, nor even to Hell, I believe, though some have held that it may lead thither indirectly by the Devil's tithe.

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  • NASHOLA did not live in fairyland, although there were seasons when his country was so beautiful that it might well have belonged to some such enchanted place.

    The Windy Hill

  • His real home is in fairyland, and he understands fairy language.

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  • The way to the true fairyland is hard to find, and we must each find it for ourselves, mustn't we?

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • "It must have been a fairies 'garden some time, I'm sure, and I shouldn't wonder if one of the doors into fairyland is hidden somewhere here, if only we could find it."

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • Well, keep them in fairyland then, or at least only let them out for visits now and then.

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  • The sweet wonderful note of a wood thrush, somewhere far out of sight, assured me, what everything conspired to assure me, that I was certainly in fairyland, not on the common earth.

    Daisy

  • As I said I was in fairyland; and how shall one describe fairyland?

    Daisy

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