Celt. Legend the isle of the dead, an island paradise in the west where King Arthur and other heroes are taken after death
Origin of AvalonFrench from Medieval Latin Avallonis (insula) from Welsh (ynys yr) Afallon, (island of) apples: compare apple
In Arthurian legend, an island paradise in the western seas to which King Arthur was taken after he was mortally wounded in battle.
- (in Arturian legend) An island, represented as an earthly paradise in the western seas, to which King Arthur and other heroes were carried at death.