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castle in the air

Definitions

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  • n. A visionary project or scheme; a day-dream; an idle fancy; a pipe dream; any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be ever realized; a near impossibility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a visionary project; a baseless scheme; an air castle; -- sometimes called a castle in Spain (F. Ch√Ęteau en Espagne).

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

  • n. absentminded dreaming while awake

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Examples

  • One of the mighty geological contortions for which the southern Tien Shan are famous had dislocated the strata through ninety degrees into the vertical, creating a castle in the air unassailable except on foot, cradling a walnut forest in its plateau.

    Wildwood

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