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For me, science is already fantastical enough. Unlocking the secrets of nature with fundamental physics or cosmology or astrobiology leads you into a wonderland compared with which beliefs in things like alien abductions pale into insignificance.
Paul Davies

Meaning of "wonderland" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WONDERLAND

wonderland  [ˈwʌndəˌlænd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WONDERLAND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wonderland is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WONDERLAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wonderland in the English dictionary

The definition of wonderland in the dictionary is an imaginary land of marvels or wonders. Other definition of wonderland is an actual place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WONDERLAND


Bechuanaland
bɛˈtʃwɑːnəˌlænd
borderland
ˈbɔːdəˌlænd
Damaraland
dəˈmɑːrəˌlænd
fatherland
ˈfɑːðəˌlænd
gangsterland
ˈɡæŋstəˌlænd
Gelderland
ˈɡɛldəˌlænd
Gondwanaland
ɡɒndˈwɑːnəˌlænd
Guelderland
ˈɡeldəˌlænd
hinderland
ˈhɪndəˌlænd
hinterland
ˈhɪntəˌlænd
Maryland
ˈmɛərɪˌlænd
motherland
ˈmʌðəˌlænd
Nagaland
ˈnɑːɡəˌlænd
Namaland
ˈnɑːməˌlænd
Namaqualand
nəˈmɑːkwəˌlænd
Nyasaland
nɪˈæsəˌlænd
Oberland
ˈəʊbəˌlænd
overland
ˈəʊvəˌlænd
slumberland
ˈslʌmbəˌlænd
timberland
ˈtɪmbəˌlænd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WONDERLAND

wonder
wonder boy
wonder drug
wonder girl
wonder-worker
wonder-working
wonderer
wonderful
wonderfully
wonderfulness
wondering
wonderingly
wonderkid
wonderless
wonderment
wondermonger
wonderstruck
wonderwork
wondrous
wondrously

WORDS THAT END LIKE WONDERLAND

Alice-in-Wonderland
Bernese Oberland
Courland
Cumberland
Deutschland
engarland
England
garland
Ingerland
Kurland
moorland
Nederland
New Netherland
norland
Northumberland
Saarland
Sunderland
Sutherland
Switzerland
Westmorland

Synonyms and antonyms of wonderland in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wonderland» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WONDERLAND

Find out the translation of wonderland to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wonderland from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wonderland» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

仙境
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

país de las maravillas
570 millions of speakers

English

wonderland
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wonderland
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العجائب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

чудес
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

país das maravilhas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আজব দেশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wonderland
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ajaib
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wonderland
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ワンダーランド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

원더 랜드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wonderland
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiên giới
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அற்புத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विल्यमलँड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

harikalar diyarı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wonderland
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wonderland
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чудес
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

minunilor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

wonderland
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wonderland
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wonderland
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wonderland
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wonderland

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WONDERLAND»

The term «wonderland» is very widely used and occupies the 9.658 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WONDERLAND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wonderland

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5 QUOTES WITH «WONDERLAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wonderland.
1
James Henry Breasted
Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood.
2
Paul Davies
For me, science is already fantastical enough. Unlocking the secrets of nature with fundamental physics or cosmology or astrobiology leads you into a wonderland compared with which beliefs in things like alien abductions pale into insignificance.
3
Damian Marley
By the time Africa is developed, it will be the wonderland of the world, 'cause it will be able to make use of all the mistakes of other nations. But it nah go just drop out of the sky. So we have to put in work.
4
Seanan McGuire
The first thing that matters: I am a child of the eighties. I grew up in a neon wonderland of talking horses, compassionate bears, hair that didn't move in a stiff wind, and the constant threat of nuclear war.
5
Betty Who
I don't think of Home Depot as romantic, but I do think the Christmas wonderland they put up during the holidays is magical. That is what Home Depot is to me, and that is the only romantic thing about it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WONDERLAND»

Discover the use of wonderland in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wonderland and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: And Through the Looking-Glass
By falling down a rabbit hole and stepping through a mirror, Alice experiences unusual adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters.
Lewis Carroll, 1897
2
Wonderland: A Year in the Life of an American High School
Its spring dance is considered to be one of this country's best legacies. Wonderland is the inspiring true story of a dance floor and the kids who fill it: a tale of hope, sex, love, and loss.
Michael Bamberger, 2007
3
Wonderland
Wonderland is the final novel in Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet. The books that complete this acclaimed series, A Garden of Earthly Delights, Expensive People, and them, are also available from the Modern Library.
Joyce Carol Oates, 2011
4
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Haruki Murakami, 2011
5
Alice in Wonderland: Dual Language Reader (English/Italian)
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a strange world inhabited by all sorts of unusual characters.
Lewis Carroll, Jason Bradley, 2011
6
Ali in Wonderland: And Other Tall Tales
As charming and off-the-wall as Ali herself, Ali in Wonderland is an entertaining look at life that is both intimate and hilarious.
Ali Wentworth, 2012
7
In the Wonderland of Indian Managers
A Brilliant Analysis Of The Indian Management Scene, This Book Is For Managers At All Levels - From Trainees To Directors.
Sharu Rangnekar, 1998
8
Alice in Wonderland Made Simple for Kids
Alice in Wonderland was originally a story told to three little girls aged 8 to 13 during a boat ride in 1865. One of the little girls was named Alice. She asked the story-teller to write it down and later on he did.
Peter Julius Sloan, 2010
9
Alison's Wonderland
Penned by such erotica luminaries as Shanna Germain, Rachel Kramer Bussel, N. T. Morley, Elspeth Potter, T. C. Calligari, Sommer Marsden, Portia Da Costa and Tsaurah Litzsky, these bawdy bedtime stories are sure to bring you (and a friend) ...
Alison Tyler, 2012
10
Wonderland: The Zen of Alice
An exceptionally original riff on Alice in Wonderland, Daniel Silberberg’s Wonderland uses Lewis Carroll’s classic story as a jumping-off point to convey the Zen concept of “One Mind”.
Daniel Silberberg, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WONDERLAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wonderland is used in the context of the following news items.
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wonder.land review – occasionally dazzling, often garbled
Here, Wonderland is not Under Ground, as Carroll's original had it, or in the ... The kaleidoscopic wonder.land game is where teenage Aly (Lois Chimimba) takes ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Damon Albarn writes Alice in Wonderland musical
Singer Damon Albarn has co-written a stage musical based on Lewis Carroll's classic story Alice in Wonderland. Titled Wonder.land, the show is part of the ... «BBC News, Jan 15»
3
Chicagoans help Obamas craft 'Winter Wonderland' in White House
The White House, styled into a "Children's Winter Wonderland," dazzled its first holiday visitors on Wednesday with room after room of festive decor. First lady ... «Chicago Tribune, Dec 14»
4
Original Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland manuscript to travel to …
Lewis Carroll's original handwritten, illustrated manuscript for 'Alice in Wonderland' will travel to the U.S. to mark its 150th anniversary. The British Library said ... «Daily Mail, Nov 14»
5
One dead, one seriously injured after stabbings at Canada's …
One man is dead and another was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a double stabbing at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, York Regional ... «Toronto Star, Oct 14»
6
Crews search Mount Rainier's Wonderland Trail for missing hiker
Mount Rainier is seen from a small footbridge at a lower elevation of the Wonderland Trail across the Nisqually River. (Wikimedia Commons photo by Joe Mabel). «KOMO News, Jul 14»
7
Once Upon a Time Recruits Wonderland Star as Series Regular …
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland star Michael Socha is set to join the cast of Once Upon a Time as a series regular for its fourth season, E! News has confirmed ... «E! Online, Apr 14»
8
Keck's Exclusives: Barbara Hershey Heads to Wonderland
Here's one reason to celebrate ABC's decision to stick with its struggling Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. The spin-off has just closed a deal with Barbara ... «TV Guide, Nov 13»
9
Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska Sign on for 'Alice in Wonderland 2'
The stars of the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland, Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska, have officially signed on to reprise their roles as the Mad Hatter and Alice ... «RollingStone.com, Nov 13»
10
Once Upon A Time In Wonderland Is Not A Ratings Fairy Tale
Thursday's ratings are usually pretty interesting, considering that night offers some of the most-watched programs of the week, and is filled with some of the most ... «Cinema Blend, Nov 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wonderland [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wonderland>. Oct 2019 ».
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