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noun     wonderland pronunciation in British English
/ˈwʌndə(r)ˌlænd/
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    [countable] a place that is beautiful, strange, and exciting

    The snowstorm turned the town into a winter wonderland.

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The word ’wonderland’ was coined in the 18th century, but became well-known after it was used by Lewis Carroll as the title for his children’s story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 1865.
 
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