Avalon definition by Webster's New World
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Celt. Legend the isle of the dead, an island paradise in the west where King Arthur and other heroes are taken after death
Origin: French ; from Midieval Latin Avallonis (insula) ; from Welsh (ynys yr) Afallon, (island of) apples: compare apple
Avalon definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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In Arthurian legend, an island paradise in the western seas to which King Arthur went at his death.