Camelot

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noun Cam·e·lot \ˈka-mə-ˌlät\

Definition of Camelot

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

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

Examples of camelot in a sentence

  1. that year spent in Spain studying art was their personal Camelot

15th Century

First Known Use of camelot

15th century



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