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 (trĭs′tən, -tän′, -tăn′) or Tris·tram (-trəm)
In Arthurian legend, a knight who falls in love with the Irish princess Iseult, who was betrothed to his uncle King Mark of Cornwall.
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(European Myth & Legend) (in medieval romance) the nephew of King Mark of Cornwall who fell in love with his uncle's bride, Iseult, after they mistakenly drank a love potion
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Noun1.Tristan - (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each otherTristan - (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
legend, fable - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
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[ˈtrɪstən] Tristram [ˈtrɪstrəm] NTristán
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Meanwhile, he cast his eyes over that unfortunate city, which contained so much deep misery and so many heroic virtues, and recalling the saying of Louis XI, his political predecessor, as he himself was the predecessor of Robespierre, he repeated this maxim of Tristan's gossip: "Divide in order to reign."
Moreover, he possessed the good friendship of Messire Tristan l'Hermite, provost of the marshals of the king's household.
She had begun her meditations with a shout of laughter, caused by the following translation from Tristan :
Again, at Tristan d'Acunha in the Atlantic, Carmichael [6] states that the only two land-birds, a thrush and a bunting, were "so tame as to suffer themselves to be caught with a hand-net." From these several facts we may, I think, conclude, first, that the wildness of birds with regard to man, is a particular instinct directed against him , and not dependent upon any general degree of caution arising from other sources of danger; secondly, that it is not acquired by individual birds in a short time, even when much persecuted; but that in the course of successive generations it becomes hereditary.
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it begins with the relationship between a boy, Tristan, and a frog, Fipa, a yellow spotted bell frog, considered to be an endangered species native to southeastern Australia.
The earliest appearance of the Tristan story was in the late 1100s.
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WHEN schoolboy Tristan Price came to Birmingham to see a musical with his mum, he was so shocked by the amount of rough sleepers he knew he had to help.