Definition of Imaginary place

1. Noun. A place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Imaginary Place

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imaginaries
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imaginariness
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imaginary being
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imaginary number
imaginary numbers
imaginary part
imaginary part of a complex number
imaginary parts
imaginary place (current term)
imaginary unit
imaginary units
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Literary usage of Imaginary place

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reply to Professor Stuarts' Exegetical Essays on Several Words Relating to by Walter Balfour (1831)
"121, that it is an ' imaginary place,' and that you ' do not believe in it ?' But you say, ' the answer to this is easy. We may allow the premises, ..."

2. The Bulwark, Or, Reformation Journal: In Defence of the True Interests of by Scottish Reformation Society (1876)
"Because, how are souls pretended to be released out of this imaginary place called Purgatory ? It is by paying money to the priests. ..."

3. Buchanan's Journal of Man by Joseph R Buchanan (1855)
"Was it an imaginary place, or was it fixed, tangible, material; a place of physical as well as mental torment? Upon this point the Church had never formally ..."

4. The Universalist Pulpit: Containing Sermons by Hosea Ballou, Edwin Hubbell Chapin, Thomas Whittemore, Obadiah H. Tillotson, Thomas Baldwin Thayer, John Murray, Lemuel Willis, Alonzo Ames Miner (1856)
"In fact, the more sincere he is in his belief in this imaginary place of torture, and the greater the dread he actually feels, ..."

5. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"He tells us further that '"Locksley Hall1 is an imaginary place (tho* the coast is Lincolnshire), and the hero is imaginary." (Memoir, by H. Tennyson, ..."

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