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Definition of Alice in Wonderland noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Alice in Wonderland

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌæləs ɪn ˈwʌndərˌlænd//
 
[uncountable]
 
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used to describe a situation that is very strange, in which things happen that do not make any sense and are the opposite of what you would expect The country's economic system is pure Alice in Wonderland.
Alice-in-Wonderland adjective [only before noun]
 
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I felt I was in an Alice-in-Wonderland world. In the Alice-in-Wonderland world of American agriculture, farmers are paid more to grow more even when no one wants to buy what they produce. From the title of a children's story by Lewis Carroll.