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Avalon

(ăv`əlŏn), in Celtic mythology, the blissful otherworld of the dead. In medieval romance it was the island to which the mortally wounded King Arthur was taken, and from which it was expected he would someday return. Avalon is often identified with GlastonburyGlastonbury
, town (1991 pop. 6,751), Somerset, SW England. It has a leather industry, but Glastonbury is famous for its religious associations and many legends. One legend tells that St. Joseph of Arimathea founded the first Christian church in England there.
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 in Somerset, England.

Avalon

the blissful otherworld of the dead. [Celtic Myth.: NCE, 194]
See: Heaven

Avalon

island where dead King Arthur was carried. [Arth. Legend and Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur; Idylls of the King; The Once and Future King]

Avalon

The code name for the Windows Presentation Foundation API. See WPF.
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