land of plenty


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land of plenty

A fictional or imagined utopian place where there is an abundance of everything needed to survive and flourish. A huge influx of people headed to California at the beginning of the 20th century, thinking it was the land of plenty.
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The Blackfeet had now a vast advantage, and soon dispossessed the poor Snakes of their favorite hunting grounds, their land of plenty, and drove them from place to place, until they were fain to take refuge in the wildest and most desolate recesses of the Rocky Mountains.
He had come out of the desert country to the east into a land of plenty but though he was young and strong, the wary grass-eaters had managed to elude his mighty talons each time he had thought to make a kill.
There came a day, in this land of plenty, when the wolf-pack split in half and went in different directions.
In very sooth, my Lord Loring, they are ill men to trifle with, and it were easier to pluck a bone from a hungry bear than to lead a bowman out of a land of plenty and of pleasure.
Shall we lie out here and die of thirst and starvation with a land of plenty possibly only a few hundred yards away?
The US is a land of plenty, and in California that includes bountiful sunshine, super cars, luxury homes, countless restaurants and fast-food outlets packed with customers everywhere you turn, the stubbornly huge size of portions and sugar or sweeteners heaped into drinks and snacks.
IT must be lovely to live in Nigella Lawson's world - because it looks idyllic and a land of plenty.
When his family fall on hard times he tells the story of the Parno Gry, a mythical white horse that will carry them to a land of plenty.
Wales is not a land of plenty and the Welsh Government, backed by Sir Ian's recommendations, must cut its cloth accordingly.
Contract Awarded for the Land of Plenty of Burning and Heating Technician Assistant.
War freed Lebanese literature—whether in Arabic or French—from the cliches it had been tied to—that Lebanon had been a land of plenty, a model of friendly communities.
Let the Land of Promise become once again the Land of Plenty and Peace.
That is the cold hard reality in the United States -- land of plenty, but not for everyone.
Living in the land of plenty that the UAE is, with taps running 24/7, it is easy for us to view the issue of water scarcity as an outlier problem.
AH, what we used to have when we lived in the land of plenty.