luchtkasteel

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Etymology[edit]

From lucht (air) +‎ kasteel (castle).

Noun[edit]

luchtkasteel n (plural luchtkastelen, diminutive luchtkasteeltje n)

  1. (literally) A castle built in the air, as in fiction
  2. (figuratively) Any mirage or illusion, especially a dangerous delusion

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