from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. In Arthurian legend, the site of King Arthur's court.
- n. A place or time of idealized beauty, peacefulness, and enlightenment.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The stronghold of King Arthur in the Arthurian legend.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See camelet.
- the legendary site of King Arthur's court and castle.
- Hence, any place or time thought of as having idyllic peace, justice, and happiness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old spelling of camlet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Arthurian legend) the capital of King Arthur's kingdom; according to the legend, truth and goodness and beauty reigned there
First attested in Old French as Camaalot in Chrétien de Troyes' Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart. (Wiktionary)