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Avalon

An ocean island, where King Arthur resided and was buried. The word means “Apple island” (aval , apple; yn, island); and it is generally thought to mean Glastonbury, a name derived from the Saxon glastn (green like glass).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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