Definition of Mythical place
1. Noun. A place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings.
Generic synonyms: Imagination, Imaginativeness, Vision
Specialized synonyms: Afterworld, Annwfn, Annwn, Asgard, Atlantis, Brobdingnag, Cloud-cuckoo-land, Cockaigne, El Dorado, Eldorado, Faerie, Faery, Fairyland, Heaven, Elysium, Hades, Hell, Infernal Region, Netherworld, Scheol, Underworld, Hell, Infernal Region, Inferno, Nether Region, Perdition, Pit, Houyhnhnms, Laputa, Lilliput, Limbo, Limbo, Midgard, Dreamland, Dreamworld, Never-never Land, Purgatory, Ruritania, Spirit World, Sion, Utopia, Zion, Wonderland
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mythical Place
Literary usage of Mythical place
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1918)
"Te Puna a Tara i 'J-'»e "rst of these names is that of a mythical place in the ocean where lish are said to originate or migrate from. ..."
2. Debate on the Destiny of the Wicked by George Thomas Carpenter, John Hughes (1875)
"... represent a mythical God, dwelling in a mythical heaven, preparing a mythical place for mythical beings, mythically called " the devil and his angels. ..."
3. The Enclosed Garden: History and Development of the Hortus Conclusus and Its by Rob Aben, Saskia de Wit (1999)
"With the coincidence of production unit and mythical place the garden achieved new significance as an architectural-spatial whole. ..."
4. The library by Apollodorus (1921)
"... whether this was a real or a mythical place is doubtful. See TW Allen and EE Sikes, The Homeric Hymns, p. 4 (on Hymn i. 8). ..."
5. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"For l""'- Mount Nysa was the mythical place where he had been nursed by nymphs when he was born from the thigh of Zeus. The mountain was commonly supposed ..."
6. The Cities of the Sun by George Woodward Warder (1901)
"... or such a mythical place as heaven; that things developed from nothing by the law of evolution or earth fermentation; and that while man has a thinking ..."