(redirected from Ancient Atlantis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Ancient Atlantis: Atlantis


n. Mythology
A legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean west of Gibraltar, said by Plato to have sunk beneath the sea during an earthquake.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(European Myth & Legend) (in ancient legend) a continent said to have sunk beneath the Atlantic Ocean west of the Straits of Gibraltar
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ætˈlæn tɪs)

a legendary island, first mentioned by Plato, said to have existed in the Atlantic Ocean W of Gibraltar and to have sunk beneath the sea.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Atlantis - according to legend, an island in the Atlantic Ocean that Plato said was swallowed by an earthquakeAtlantis - according to legend, an island in the Atlantic Ocean that Plato said was swallowed by an earthquake
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


[ətˈlæntɪs] NAtlántida f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
It is home to one of the largest openair marine habitats in the world, with over 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including the Lost Chambers Aquarium - a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey for visitors through ancient Atlantis.
Where the myth of Atlantis truly comes alive is The Lost Chambers Aquarium, a twisting maze of underground passageways and tunnels that provide a fascinating insight into the ancient Atlantis civilisation, which has been hidden under the sea for thousands of years.
The resort includes Aquaventure Waterpark's twisting waterslides, exploration of the ancient Atlantis civilisation at The Lost Chambers Aquarium, which spans two floors, alongside the exotic marine creatures that reside there, and a look into the largest open-air aquarium in the world, The Ambassador Lagoon.

Full browser ?