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(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) the mistress of Merlin, sometimes identified with the Lady of the Lake
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or Viv•i•en

(ˈvɪv i ən)

an enchantress in Arthurian romance, the mistress of Merlin: known as the Lady of the Lake.
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"Do you happen to know who lives at Number Sixteen Vivian Place?" I inquired of my companion.
Major Fitz-David's address was Number Sixteen Vivian Place--the very house which I had seen my husband leaving as we passed in the carriage!
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