never-never land

never-never land
UK / US noun [uncountable]
an imaginary place where everything happens exactly as you would like it to happen

Etymology:
In the Peter Pan books of J.M. Barrie, Never-Never Land is the name of the place, full of imaginary creatures and exciting events, where Peter travels to in order to avoid growing up.

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