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Av·a·lon

 (ăv′ə-lŏn′)
n.
In Arthurian legend, an island paradise in the western seas to which King Arthur was taken after he was mortally wounded in battle.
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Avalon

(ˈævəˌlɒn)
n
(European Myth & Legend) 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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Av•a•lon

or Av•al•lon

(ˈæv əˌlɒn)

n.
an island to which the mortally wounded King Arthur was carried after his last battle.
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At the great gate at the end of the Ablach path, not far short of the cliffs, Isserley stopped the car and turned off the engine.
The Celtic apple-trees (Emain Ablach or Avalon are the islands of the apple-trees) which give immortality are supplanted by a source of eternal youth: "Fons quoque hic, quem vides, vocatur vivens: si quis gustaverit ex hac aqua, vivet in eternum".
For the Tuatha De Danaan, Emhain is called literally Emhain Ablach ('the Region of Apples') but also the Land of Joy, the Far Island, the Land of Promise, Magh Meall (the 'Delightful Plain'), or Manannan's Country (Fimi 163).