noun \ˈka-mə-ˌlät\

Definition of CAMELOT

:  the site of King Arthur's palace and court
:  a time, place, or atmosphere of idyllic happiness

Examples of CAMELOT

  1. <that year spent in Spain studying art was their personal Camelot>

First Known Use of CAMELOT

15th century


noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

In Arthurian legend, the seat of King Arthur's court. It has been variously identified with Caerleon in Wales, Queen Camel in Somerset, Camelford in Cornwall, Winchester in Hampshire, and Cadbury Castle in Somerset. Camelot has come to symbolize a short-lived golden era under a beloved leader.


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