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 (gwĭn′ə-vîr′) also Guen·e·vere (gwĕn′-)
The wife of King Arthur and lover of Lancelot according to Arthurian legend.


(ˈɡwɪnɪˌvɪə) ,




(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) the wife of King Arthur and paramour of Lancelot


(ˈgwɪn əˌvɪər)

the wife of King Arthur and mistress of Lancelot.
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Noun1.Guinevere - (Arthurian legend) wife of King ArthurGuinevere - (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table
Arthurian legend - the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot


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Then shall ye, said Sir Launcelot, on Whitsunday next coming go unto the court of King Arthur, and there shall ye yield you unto Queen Guenever, and put you all three in her grace and mercy, and say that Sir Kay sent you thither to be her prisoners.
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