luchtkasteel

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From lucht ‎(air) +‎ kasteel ‎(castle).

NounEdit

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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