the mythical land of sleep.
(Old Testament) a region to the east of Eden to which Cain went after he had killed Abel (Genesis 4:14)
an imaginary land of sleep
a pun on the Biblical place name in Genesis
To “go off to the land of Nod,” or to “nod off,” is to go to sleep: “What a boring speech! Half the listeners are on their way to the land of Nod.”
noun 1. Arkansas (used as a nickname).
noun 1. an unreal, otherworldly, or magical place.
noun 1. .
- Land of shalim
land of foxes, a place apparently to the north-west of Jerusalem (1 Sam. 9:4), perhaps in the neighbourhood of Shaalabbin in Dan (Josh. 19:42).