Definitions for avalonˈæv əˌlɒn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Av•a•lonˈæv əˌlɒn(n.)

or Av•al•lon

  1. an island to which the mortally wounded King Arthur was carried after his last battle.

    Category: Mythology

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  1. Avalon(ProperNoun)

    (in Arturian legend) An island, represented as an earthly paradise in the western seas, to which King Arthur and other heroes were carried at death.

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  1. Avalon

    Avalon or Ynys Afallon in Welsh is a legendary island featured in the Arthurian legend. It first appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth's 1136 pseudohistorical account Historia Regum Britanniae as the place where King Arthur's sword Excalibur was forged and later where Arthur was taken to recover from his wounds after the Battle of Camlann. Avalon was associated from an early date with mystical practices and people such as Morgan le Fay.

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