Camelot

noun
Cam·​e·​lot | \ˈka-mə-ˌlät \

Definition of Camelot 

1 : the site of King Arthur's palace and court

2 : a time, place, or atmosphere of idyllic happiness

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Synonyms & Antonyms for Camelot

Synonyms

Eden, Elysium, heaven, never-never land, paradise, promised land, Shangri-la, utopia, Zion (also Sion)

Antonyms

hell

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Examples of Camelot in a Sentence

that year spent in Spain studying art was their personal Camelot

First Known Use of Camelot

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Camelot was in the 15th century

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