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Word of the Day 8/2/14 Shangri-La

Shangri-La (noun)
Shan·gri-la [shang-gruh-lah, shang-gruh-lah]


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

Origin: after the fictional Tibetan land of eternal youth in the novel The Lost Horizon (1933) by James Hilton

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

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yuidirnt
Aug. 2nd, 2014 10:41 am (UTC)
I love the sound of this word.
simplyn2deep
Aug. 2nd, 2014 02:56 pm (UTC)
Whenever I hear it, I think of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom lol
thtwzjustadream
Aug. 2nd, 2014 10:51 pm (UTC)
I'm gonna start my WOTD fic for August later...and the words you are tossing up are perfect so far! Lol....
simplyn2deep
Aug. 2nd, 2014 11:03 pm (UTC)
uh oh! no pressure for me to continue to deliver words that will help you! LOL
thtwzjustadream
Aug. 2nd, 2014 11:46 pm (UTC)
:). Nah, no pressure- you know how it is; sometimes a word makes for a big stretch, but another unlikely word yields great results.
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