Lyonnesse


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Lyonnesse

(ˌlaɪəˈnɛs)
n
(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) the mythical birthplace of Sir Tristram, situated in SW England and believed to have been submerged by the sea
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Ly•on•nesse

(ˌlaɪ əˈnɛs)
n.
(in Arthurian legend) a country near Cornwall in SW England, supposed to have been submerged by the sea.
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