fictitious place

Definitions of fictitious place
  1. noun
    a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
    synonyms: imaginary place, mythical place
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    afterworld
    the place where you are after you die
    Annwfn, Annwn
    (Welsh mythology) the other world; land of fairies
    Asgard
    (Norse mythology) the heavenly dwelling of the Norse gods (the Aesir) and slain war heroes
    Atlantis
    according to legend, an island in the Atlantic Ocean that Plato said was swallowed by an earthquake
    Brobdingnag
    a land imagined by Jonathan Swift where everything was enormous
    cloud-cuckoo-land
    an imaginary place where you say people are when they seem optimistically out of touch with reality
    Cockaigne
    (Middle Ages) an imaginary land of luxury and idleness
    El Dorado, eldorado
    an imaginary place of great wealth and opportunity; sought in South America by 16th-century explorers
    faerie, faery, fairyland
    the enchanted realm of fairies
    Heaven
    the abode of God and the angels
    Elysium
    a place or condition of ideal happiness
    Hades, Hell, Scheol, infernal region, netherworld, underworld
    (religion) the world of the dead
    Hell, Inferno, infernal region, nether region, perdition, pit
    (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment
    Houyhnhnms
    a land imagined by Jonathan Swift where intelligent horses ruled the Yahoos
    Laputa
    a land imagined by Jonathan Swift where impractical projects were pursued and practical projects neglected
    Lilliput
    a land imagined by Jonathan Swift that was inhabited by tiny people
    limbo
    (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)
    limbo
    an imaginary place for lost or neglected things
    Midgard
    (Norse mythology) the abode of humans in Norse mythology
    dreamland, dreamworld, never-never land
    a pleasing country existing only in 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
    Ruritania
    an imaginary kingdom in central Europe; often used as a scene for intrigue and romance
    spirit world
    any imaginary place where spiritual beings (demons or fairies or angels or the like) abide
    Sion, Utopia, Zion
    an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
    wonderland
    an imaginary realm of marvels or wonders
    Abraham's bosom, bosom of Abraham
    the place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death
    Celestial City, City of God, Heavenly City, Holy City
    phrases used to refer to Heaven
    Elysian Fields, Elysium
    (Greek mythology) the abode of the blessed after death
    Eden, Garden of Eden
    a beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)
    Paradise
    (Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death
    Promised Land
    the goal towards which Christians strive
    Valhalla, Walhalla
    (Norse mythology) the hall in which the souls of heros slain in battle were received by Odin
    Gehenna, Tartarus
    a place where the wicked are punished after death
    hellfire, red region
    a place of eternal fire envisaged as punishment for the damned
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    imagination, imaginativeness, vision
    the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
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