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Avalon

[av-uh-lon]
noun Celtic Legend.
an island, represented as an earthly paradise in the western seas, to which King Arthur and other heroes were carried at death.
Also, Avallon.


Origin:
< Medieval Latin (insula) avallonis (Geoffrey of Monmouth) (island) of Avallon, literally, apple tree (island) < a British Celtic stem for apple tree, cognate with Welsh afall (plural collective), Middle Breton avallenn (singular), Old Irish aball (feminine) < *ǫbǫl-n-, cognate with Slavic *(j)ablanĭ; see apple

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Avalon (ˈævəˌlɒn)
 
n
Celtic myth an island paradise in the western seas: in Arthurian legend it is where King Arthur was taken after he was mortally wounded
 
[from Medieval Latin insula avallonis island of Avalon, from Old Welsh aballon apple]

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