Atlantis

noun
At·​lan·​tis | \ ət-ˈlan-təs How to pronounce Atlantis (audio) , at- \

Definition of Atlantis

: a fabled island in the Atlantic that according to legend sank beneath the sea

First Known Use of Atlantis

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Atlantis

Latin, from Greek, from Atlas

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“Atlantis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atlantis. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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Atlantis

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Atlantis

: an island that according to legend sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean long ago

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