Atlantis

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At·lan·tis

 (ăt-lăn′tĭs)
n. Mythology
A legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean west of Gibraltar, said by Plato to have sunk beneath the sea during an earthquake.

Atlantis

(ətˈlæntɪs)
n
(European Myth & Legend) (in ancient legend) a continent said to have sunk beneath the Atlantic Ocean west of the Straits of Gibraltar

At•lan•tis

(ætˈlæn tɪs)

n.
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.
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
Translations
Atlantida
Atlantis
Atlantis
Atlantisz
Atlantyda

Atlantis

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