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  1. Cocagne(noun)

    an imaginary country of idleness and luxury

  2. Cocagne(noun)

    the land of cockneys; cockneydom; -- a term applied to London and its suburbs

  3. Origin: [F. cocagne, pays de cocagne; of uncertian origin, cf. Prov. F. couque cake, Catal. coca, L. coquere to cook; as if the houses in this country were covered with cakes. Cf. Cook, Cockney.]

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