Glastonbury: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (glas'tun-ber"ē for 1 also glas'tun bu-rē for 2 also glas'un-ber"ē), [key]
— n.
  1. a borough of SW England, in whose vicinity the ruins of an important Iron Age lake village have been found and to which in folklore both King Arthur and Joseph of Arimathaea have been linked, the latter as the founder of the abbey there. 6773.
  2. a town in N Connecticut. 24,327.
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