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Lyonnesse

noun Ly·on·nesse \ˌlī-ə-ˈnes\

Definition of LYONNESSE

:  a country that according to Arthurian legend was contiguous to Cornwall before sinking beneath the sea

First Known Use of LYONNESSE

15th century

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