from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A land of wonders or marvels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A land full of wonders, or marvels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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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