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.