Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland
Al|ice in Won|der|land
also Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
a book by Lewis Carroll about a girl called Alice who falls down a rabbit hole and arrives in a magical land, where she meets many strange animals and people, and has many strange adventures. People sometimes describe something as being "Alice-in-Wonderland", when they mean it is the opposite of what is normal or what you expect
The book is a good introduction to the strange, Alice-in-Wonderland world of theoretical physics.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Alice in Wonderland — ist der Titel zahlreicher Verfilmungen des Kinderbuches Alice im Wunderland (englisch: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland): 1903 – Alice in Wonderland (1903) als Kinofilm von Cecil Hepworth 1910 – Alice in Wonderland (1910) als Kinofilm der Edison… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alice in Wonderland — Alice au pays des merveilles Pour les articles homonymes, voir Alice au pays des merveilles (homonymie). Alice au pays des merveilles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alice's Wonderland — est le court métrage pilote de la série Alice Comedies sorti en 1923. Le film a été produit par le studio Laugh O Gram, fondé par Walt Disney à Kansas City, juste avant sa mise en faillite en juillet 1923 et le départ de Walt pour Hollywood.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alice in Wonderland 3D — Alice au pays des merveilles (film, 2010) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Alice au pays des merveilles (homonymie). Alice au pays des merveilles Titre original Alice in Wonderland Réalisation Tim Burton Acteurs principaux …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alice in Wonderland — (Флоренция,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Montebello 64, Порта аль Прато …   Каталог отелей

  • Alice's Wonderland — is a 1923 Walt Disney short silent film, in black and white.Alice visits an animation studio, where the animators show her various scenes on their drawing boards. A few of them: a cat dancing to a cat band; a mouse poking at a (live) cat until it …   Wikipedia

  • alice-in-wonderland — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Usage: usually capitalized A&W Etymology: from Alice s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll died 1898 English storywriter : suitable to a world of fantasy or illusion * * * Alice in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alice in Wonderland —    A girl who has recently come to a strange, exotic, fantastic surrounding is sometimes called an Alice. Ideas, schemes, plans, and projects that are wholly impractical, those daytime dreams that can exist only in the realm of fantasy, may be… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Alice in Wonderland — UK [ˌælɪs ɪn ˈwʌndə(r)ˌlænd] / US [ˌælɪs ɪn ˈwʌndərˌlænd] adjective used for talking about a strange situation, in which everything seems to be the opposite of what normally happens the Alice in Wonderland world of the corporate boardroom, where… …   English dictionary

  • Alice-in-Wonderland — /al is in wun deuhr land /, adj. resembling a dream or fantasy; unreal: an Alice in Wonderland world of incompleted projects and wishful thinking. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

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