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Wonderland

See also Heaven, Paradise, Utopia.
Annwn
land of joy and beauty without disease or death. [Welsh Lit.: Mabinogion]
Atlantis
fabulous and prosperous island; legendarily in Atlantic Ocean. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 89]
Avalon
island where dead King Arthur was carried. [Arth. Legend and Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur; Idylls of the King; The Once and Future King]
Istakhar, mountains
of lair of Eblis; beautiful treasure land. [Br. Lit.: Vathek]
Middle-earth
an old-fashioned name for “world”: scene of J. R. R. Tolkien’s fantasies. [Br. Lit.: The Hobbit; The Lord of the Rings]
Munchkinland
domain of little people in Oz. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
Narnia
scene of fantasies by C. S. Lewis. [Br. Lit.: Prince Caspian]
Never Never Land
magic land of lost boys and Indians. [Br. Lit.: Peter Pan]
Oz
fabulous kingdom over the rainbow. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
Xanadu
site of Kubla Khan’s “pleasure dome.” [Br. Lit.: “Kubla Khan” in Benét, 555]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The man running the Cardiff Winter Wonderland attraction said skating carried risks which were outlined on its website, and it had medical help at hand for anyone who had hurt themselves, but the number of injuries was "very low" relative to the tens of thousands who went onto the ice.
Since the park opened on December 1st 2018, 11,600 guests entered to participate in the activities at Winter Wonderland, such as pony rides, human gyroscope, and telling Santa what they want for Christmas.
The software, more commonly used to detect troublemakers at sporting events, will be used at the Winter Wonderlands in Cardiff and Swansea over the coming weeks.
Seeking to present quality theatre entertainment for the younger audience, written by Catherine Beger and presented by Little Muse Theatre, Alice's Wonderland has planned three shows in various cities, so a wider audience can have an opportunity to embark on this inspiring journey.
Following the success of last year, M&D's will once again have autismfriendly Santa's Magical Wonderland sessions which will be quieter with adapted storytelling slots, enabling more families than ever before to enjoy its Christmas activities.
Winter Wonderland has created a convenient family entrance that will take visitors straight into Santa Land.
Weather permitting, Dutch Winter Wonderland will be open Saturdays, 3-9 p.m.
ST LUKE'S "Bombed-Out" Church is set to be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for this Christmas - and the organisers have revealed more details of just how magical it is planned to be.