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an imaginary paradise on earth, especially a remote and exotic utopia.
a faraway haven or hideaway of idyllic beauty and tranquility.
a remote or imaginary utopia

Shangri-La definition

A fictional land of peace and perpetual youth; the setting for the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by the English author James Hilton, but probably best known from the movie versions. Shangri-La is supposedly in the mountains of Tibet.

Note: A “Shangri-La,” by extension, is an ideal refuge from the troubles of the world.


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