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Definition of "utopia" []

  • An ideally perfect place, especially in its social, political, and moral aspects. (noun)
  • A work of fiction describing a utopia. (noun)
  • An impractical, idealistic scheme for social and political reform. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "utopia" in a sentence
  • "All I know is it was published many years ago and the term utopia came about because of this book."
  • "AKG Images The Word "utopia" comes from Thomas More's book of the same name, first published in Latin in 1516."
  • "There idea of a utopia is a feudal system where old money remains in the old families while the poor eek out an existence as servants, if they are lucky, and peasants if they are not."