Definition of Fairyland

1. Noun. Something existing solely in the imagination (but often mistaken for reality).

Exact synonyms: Fantasy World, Phantasy World
Generic synonyms: Fantasy, Phantasy
Specialized synonyms: Paracosm



2. Noun. The enchanted realm of fairies.
Exact synonyms: Faerie, Faery
Generic synonyms: Fictitious Place, Imaginary Place, Mythical Place

Definition of Fairyland

1. n. The imaginary land or abode of fairies.

Definition of Fairyland

1. Adjective. Having qualities ascribed to fairies and their realm; fanciful, delicate, surreal, or diminutive. ¹

2. Noun. The imaginary land or abode of fairies. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fairyland

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fairyland

fairy tale
fairy tales
fairybook
fairybooks
fairycake
fairycakes
fairydom
fairydoms
fairyflies
fairyfloss
fairyfly
fairyhood
fairyhoods
fairyism
fairyisms
fairyland (current term)
fairylands
fairylike
fairytale
fairytalelike
fairytales
fairywren
fairywrens
fait
fait accompli
faith
faith-based
faith-healer
faith cure
faith healer

Literary usage of Fairyland

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1. Aspects and Impressions by Edmund Gosse (1922)
"fairyland AND A BELGIAN ARIOSTO IT has often been said—it was said in a well-known passage by the elder Disraeli—that in order to appreciate the beauty of ..."

2. Memoir and Letters of Sara Coleridge by Sara Coleridge Coleridge, Edith Coleridge (1873)
"... but for the love part and the descriptions of personal beauty, I invoked Venus to aid me. On my application she told me that fairyland love ..."

3. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1873)
"Of the King's Flight, or sudden disappearance into fairyland, during this first Battle, the King himself, who alone could have told us fully, ..."

4. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"... or sudden disappearance into fairyland, during this first Battle, the King himself, who alone could have told us fully, maintained always rigorous ..."

5. Tatterdemalion by John Galsworthy (1920)
"VI fairyland It was about three o'clock, this November afternoon, when I rode down into "fairyland," as it is called about here. The birch-trees there are ..."

6. Handbook of the Operas by Edith Bertha Ordway (1917)
"fairyland \ MERICAN allegorical grand opera. ... in the Valley of Shadows, also called the World, which seen in a certain light is also fairyland. ..."

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