fictitious place


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fictitious place a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
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In literature:

It is a place of fictitious values.
"A Mountain Woman and Others" by (AKA Elia Wilkinson) Elia W. Peattie
The poor wretch had got his place under, as it turned out, a fictitious character.
"Roundabout Papers" by William Makepeace Thackeray
A place of fictitious joys but of real sorrows has been reformed.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
The poor wretch had got his place under, as it turned out, a fictitious character.
"English Satires" by Various
The fictitious Mr. Fetters kept his place at the wheel.
"Within The Enemy's Lines" by Oliver Optic
It scarce needed these obvious remarks to justify a novelist's choice of a watering-place as the scene of a fictitious narrative.
"St. Ronan's Well" by Sir Walter Scott
In the first place, fictitious writings are very seldom read, except for the sake of the story.
"The Young Maiden" by A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
Fictitious values were now created as often as a new consolidation took place.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
Date them in time but not place, and assume a new fictitious name.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
The crowing of cocks, reiterated from place to place, sounded fictitious and unnatural.
"The Professor's Mystery" by Wells Hastings
Hardouin declared that all the councils supposed to have taken place before the council of Trent were fictitious.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 8" by Various
The place of publication is fictitious, and in general satirical.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 116, January 17, 1852" by Various

In news:

The songs of Seattle's Hypatia Lake are a continuing story about a fictitious place and for "Angels and Demons, Space and Time" they further explore the tale with their imaginative shoegaze meets sonic experimentation.