yellow brick road

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A proverbial path to a Promised Land of one's hopes and dreams.

Etymology:

  • From the classic film The Wizard of Oz and the book series on which it was based. Originally the literal road to the Emerald City, which was paved with yellow bricks possibly to invoke the notion of gold.

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