Word Of The Week #26

Hi guys! Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me.) It’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week. If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

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Here’s the WOW for this week :

WOW-7Word:

Xanadu

Part Of Speech:

Noun 

Derivatives:

Pronunciation:

|ˈwɒd(ə)l| ; Xan-a-du

Meaning:

An idyllic, exotic, or luxurious place.

Synonyms:

None.

Antonyms:

None.

Word Origin:

Alteration of Shang-tu, the name of an ancient city in what is now the Inner Mongolia region of China, as portrayed in Coleridge’s poem Kubla Khan (1816).

Use In Sentence:

  • Xanadu was a lonely fortress, and Susan was quite right to escape from it.SecretFortress7640-filtered
  • Three architects and a planner combine to create a Xanadu.waterfall-city

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