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

  • n. A marvelous imaginary realm.
  • n. A marvelous real place or scene.

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  • n. An imaginary or real place full of wonder or marvels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A land full of wonders, or marvels.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A land of wonders or marvels.

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

  • n. an imaginary realm of marvels or wonders
  • n. a place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder

Etymologies

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1790 J. Wolcot Compl. Epist. to Bruce 332, in Wks. (1812) II. 368 Where other trav'lers, fraught with terror, roam, Lo! Bruce in Wonder-land is quite at home.

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