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The name of the fictional city and land in the children's fantasy The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by the US writer L. Frank Baum (1856–1919), widely popularized by the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz; in extended usage, any place thought to resemble Baum's city, especially any fantastic, ideal, or imaginary domain. (See also Wizard of Oz.)

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