Cloudland

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cloudland Dreamland.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cloudland The region of the clouds; a place above the earth or away from the practical things of life; dream-land; the realm of fancy.
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Usage

In literature:

I care so little for the cloudland of this life that I will offer you the speech for the prosecution.
"The Innocence of Father Brown" by G. K. Chesterton
Pierre and that "slip" of a girl, who would have fled into cloudland, must learn to know me!
"The Forged Coupon and Other Stories" by Leo Tolstoy
Mr Wordsworth is not at home, but away to cloudland in his little boat so like the crescent moon.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
And Juno, looking down from her cloudland home, saw Halcyone kneeling on the waves beside the dead king.
"Stories of Birds" by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets
Presently the sun followed in her wake, and scattered the battalions of cloudland with artillery of molten gold.
"The Red Man's Revenge" by R.M. Ballantyne
A Cruise in Cloudland.
"The Dash for Khartoum" by George Alfred Henty
With what device or in what hope hangest thou chill in cloudland?
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
And up in cloudland such a height!
"Little Folks (July 1884)" by Various
His thoughts had sprung back again from Geoffrey to the blue-eyed maid: and in cloudlands he saw himself her knight.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
And the children thought that the great plain, so far below them, also belonged to cloudland.
"Irish Fairy Tales" by Edmond Leamy
Glittering, bounding, singing, dancing, ferns and mosses loved its track; Lower in it dipped the willows, as to kiss the cloudland's rack.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863" by Various
The men looked up to see above them a tremendous inverted-cone, and there was the gold of cloudland glowing through an opening at the top.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
He had escaped into Cloudland before an arrow could reach him.
"Nature Myths and Stories for Little Children" by Flora J. Cooke
I looked down upon a real world; you were caught up in a beautiful cloudland and shut away from me.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
Only a few hills and domes of cloudland were built yesterday and none at all to-day.
"My First Summer in the Sierra" by John Muir
The journey to the Enchanted Palace through Cloudland was amazing.
"Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie
You might wire up to Cloudland and have it forwarded from there.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
This shore was a cloudland of green, without beach or sea border of any kind.
"Wild Adventures in Wild Places" by Gordon Stables
He was lost in a cloudland of dreams.
"The Heart of Denise and Other Tales" by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
What was he doing in cloudland so far removed from her?
"The Maid of Honour, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Lewis Wingfield
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In poetry:

"Nay, nay; I know each mountain well,
Each cliff, and peak, and dome!
In that cloudland, in one high dell,
Nesteth my little home."
"The Man of Songs" by George MacDonald
Breezes blowing,
Cloudland going,
Airy cloudland opening, going—
Line how fine is Harry throwing,
Throwing on the waters flowing!
"The Young Physician" by Thomas Aird
This circled cosmos whereof man is god
Has suns and stars of green and gold and red,
And cloudlands of great smoke, that range o'er range
Far floating, hide its iron heavens o'erhead.
"King's Cross Station" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

Midway's return to the TSSAA Class 1A playoffs did not turn out as well as they hoped, dropping a 28-12 decision to Cloudland Saturday afternoon.
Link to open in Cloudland Connector Trail.
Cloudland had a successful year finishing second in the Mountain East Conference and going 7-3 in the regular season, but it came to an end at Orr Field Friday night.
The Cloudland Highlanders had upset on the mind.
Cloudland started running and almost turned into Forrest Gump.
It would have been an uphill battle for a healthy Cloudland squad to hang with Hampton for four quarters.
Photo by Joe Sluder Hampton's Adam McClain breaks away from Cloudland defenders James Arwood (44) and Walter Rhinehart.
Cloudland High School 1 A 1A.
Photo by Danny Davis Cloudland's Jeffrey Puckett catches Preston Benfield's 35-yard scoring pass against Hampton.
Cloudland fans had little to cheer about in the first half against Sullivan East.
On behalf of the students and teachers at Cloudland Elementary School, I would like to thank the Roan Mountain Citizens Club for its generous donation to our school library .
A winless Sulllivan East squad and senior night could spell "trap game" for 6-2 Cloudland.
Mother Nature did her best to stack the odds against Cloudland in the first round of the TSSAA playoffs.
Not rain, sleet nor even snow could prevent Cloudland from being one of the final 12 teams left standing in 1A.
There's Bayless at Happy Valley, Rider at Elizabethton, Orr at Cloudland, Ensor at Unaka and Campbell at Hampton.
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