Atlantis

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noun At·lan·tis \ət-ˈlan-təs, at-\

Definition of Atlantis

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

Origin and Etymology of atlantis

Latin, from Greek, from Atlas


First Known Use: 1602


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Atlantis

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noun At·lan·tis \ət-ˈlan-təs, at-\

Definition of Atlantis for English Language Learners

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


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