pilvilinna

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Etymology[edit]

pilvi (cloud) +‎ linna (castle)

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pilvilinna

  1. pipe dream (plan, desire, or idea that will not likely work)
    Minusta hänen suunnitelmansa tulla ammattilaisurheilijaksi on pilvilinna ja hänen pitäisi jatkaa koulussa.
    I think his plan to become a professional athlete is a pipe dream and he should stay in school.
  2. fool's paradise (happiness based on illusion)

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