la-la landla-la land
a fanciful, impractical state of mind
also written LaLa Land
Origin of la-la landafter uncertain or unknown; perhaps La-La Land
Los Angeles: often used to symbolize the entertainment industry centered there
often written lala land
Origin of La-La Landreduplicated, reduplication of La from LA (abbrev. of Los Angeles); influenced, influence uncertain or unknown; perhaps by la-la, conventional song refrain
- A place renowned for its frivolous activity.
- A state of mind characterized by unrealistic expectations or a lack of seriousness.
Origin of la-la landAfter L(os) A(ngeles)
- (US, figuratively, humorous or derogatory) Los Angeles, California (Hollywood.)
- (Canada) British Columbia
Blend of LA (initialism for Los Angeles) and La La Land (metaphorical dreamland)