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Arawn

[ahr-oun] /ˈɑr aʊn/
noun, Welsh Mythology
1.
the lord of Annwfn.
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  • They were the hounds of Arawn, a crowned king in the land of Annwn, the shadow-land of Hades.

    British Goblins Wirt Sikes
  • It turned out that the stranger was Arawn, a king in Fairyland.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • After dinner, and the evening story telling were over, and it was time to go to bed, Arawn's wife was surprised in double measure.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • This done, Powell rode away to the trysting place in a glen, and there he met Arawn, as had been appointed.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Arawn's beautiful wife was evidently not in the secret, for she greeted Powell as her own husband.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Now at Anwyn, no one but Arawn himself knew that anything unusual had taken place.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • At this answer, Arawn was overcome with surprise, and as struck with admiration at having so good a friend.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • We are informed that these dogs belonged to Arawn, or the silver-tongued King of Annwn, of the lower or southern regions.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • Even though Arawn spoke to her three times, he received no reply.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Arawn obtains the help of Pwyll by exchanging kingdoms with him for a year, and Pwyll defeats Hafgan.

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