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

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 of southeastern Newfoundland, Canada, jutting into the Atlantic


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