La-la-land definition

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A place renowned for its frivolous activity.
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A fanciful, impractical state of mind.
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(name) Los Angeles.
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The fictional place where wandering, sleeping, or dreaming minds are metaphorically said to end up.

Oh, don't mind him, he's usually up in La-La Land, with all his silly ideas and whatnot.

Don't worry boss, the guards are in La-La Land. They won't be up for many hours.

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(US, figuratively, humorous or derogatory) Los Angeles, California (Hollywood.)
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(Canada) British Columbia.
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A state of mind characterized by unrealistic expectations or a lack of seriousness.
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Origin of la-la-land

  • After L(os) A(ngeles)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of LA (initialism for Los Angeles) and La La Land (metaphorical dreamland)

    From Wiktionary

  • la (syllable used in singing) + land

    From Wiktionary