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Avalon

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noun Av·a·lon \ˈa-və-ˌlän\

Definition of Avalon

  1. :  a paradise to which Arthur is carried after his death



13th Century

First Known Use of avalon

13th century


Avalon

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geographical name Av·a·lon \ˈa-və-ˌlän\

Definition of Avalon

  1. peninsula Canada in SE Newfoundland




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