HyperDic: mythical_place

English > 1 sense of the expression mythical place:
NOUNcognitionmythical place, imaginary place, fictitious placea place that exists only in imagination
English > mythical place: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings.
Synonymsimaginary place, fictitious place
NarrowerAnnwfn, Annwn(Welsh mythology) the other world
Asgard(Norse mythology) the heavenly / heavenly dwelling of the Norse / Norse gods (the Aesir) and slain war heroes
AtlantisAccording to legend, an island in the Atlantic Ocean that Plato said was swallowed by an earthquake
BrobdingnagA land imagined by Jonathan Swift where everything was enormous
Cockaigne(Middle Ages) an imaginary land of luxury and idleness
El Dorado, eldoradoAn imaginary place of great wealth and opportunity
ElysiumA place or condition of ideal happiness
HeavenThe abode of God and the angels
Hell, perdition, Inferno, infernal region, nether region, pit(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil
Hell, Hades, infernal region, netherworld, Scheol, underworld(religion) the world of the dead
HouyhnhnmsA land imagined by Jonathan Swift where intelligent horses ruled the Yahoos
LaputaA land imagined by Jonathan Swift where impractical projects were pursued and practical projects neglected
LilliputA land imagined by Jonathan Swift that was inhabited by tiny people
Midgard(Norse mythology) the abode of humans in Norse mythology
RuritaniaAn imaginary kingdom in central Europe
Utopia, Zion, SionAn imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
afterworldThe place where you are after you die
cloud-cuckoo-landAn imaginary place where you say people are when they seem optimistically out of touch with reality
fairyland, faerie, faeryThe enchanted realm of fairies
limbo(theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)
limboAn imaginary place for lost or neglected things
never-never land, dreamland, dreamworldA pleasing country existing only in dreams / dreams or imagination
purgatory(theology) in Roman Catholic theology the place where those who have died in a state of grace undergo limited torment to expiate their sins
spirit worldAny imaginary place where spiritual beings (demons or fairies or angels or the like) abide
wonderlandAn imaginary realm of marvels or wonders
Broaderimagination, imaginativeness, visionThe formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
Spanishlugar ficticio, lugar imagianario, lugar mítico
Catalanlloc imaginari

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