castle in Spain

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n castle in Spain absentminded dreaming while awake
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Usage

In literature:

To them the whole story was no more than a castle in Spain.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
Then there's my hand, and when I've got my Castle in Spain you shall come and stop with me.
"Happy-Thought Hall" by F. C. Burnand
A catalogue has been preserved of the books in the castle of Peniscola on the east coast of Spain, when the anti-pope Benedict XIII.
"The Care of Books" by John Willis Clark
Between sips of tea she builded a fine castle in Spain.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
But for her castles in Spain she must have burst with her unexpressed desires.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
What the abandonment of his "Castles in Spain" cost Martin only those who knew him best appreciated; and they but dimly surmised.
"The Wall Between" by Sara Ware Bassett
What is the use of building castles in Spain, when we are obliged to live in America?
"Public School Education" by Michael Müller
The spies of the governor, in his castle in Spain, watched every movement of M. Codro.
"Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi" by John S. C. Abbott
He cheered up, however, in proposing to her that they should buy a Castle in Spain and put them into it.
"The Daughter of the Storage" by William Dean Howells
My own vague 'castles in Spain' are ten thousand times more beautiful.
"Mabel's Mistake" by Ann S. Stephens
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In poetry:

What though our friend Dana shall twang a guitar
And murmur a passionate strain;
Oh, fairer by far
Than those ravishments are
The castles abounding in Spain.
"The Great Journalist In Spain" by Eugene Field
The fragrance of sunflowers shall swoon on the air
And the visions of Dreamland obtain,
And the song of "World's Fair"
Shall be heard everywhere
Through that beautiful castle in Spain.
"The Great Journalist In Spain" by Eugene Field

In news:

The author before a castle wall in Trujillo, Spain, where he lived for five weeks, making.
Raised in the Castle of Xavier near Pamplona, Spain, Francis' parents sent him to study at the university of Paris when he was seventeen.
Gormaz is an ancient castle and a town in Castile-Leon, Spain.
The Casa Grande features the castle 's famous twin towers modeled after a church Hearst saw in Rondo, Spain.
Employees at Spain's luxury Parador hotels, which are set in some of the country's most picturesque castles, monasteries and palaces, began a two-day strike on Friday to protest job cuts and possible closures.
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