La-la Land Definition

A place renowned for its frivolous activity.
American Heritage
A fanciful, impractical state of mind.
Webster's New World

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.

(US, figuratively, humorous or derogatory) Los Angeles, California (Hollywood.)

(Canada) British Columbia.

Origin of La-la Land

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

    From Wiktionary

  • la (syllable used in singing) + land

    From Wiktionary

  • After L(os) A(ngeles)

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

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