Camelot
[KAM-uh-lot]
Definition: any idyllic place or period, especially one of great happiness.
noun
1. Any idyllic place or period, especially one of great happiness.
2. The legendary site of King Arthur’s palace and court, possibly near Exeter, England.
noun
1. The glamorous ambience of Washington, D.C., during the administration of President John F. Kennedy, 1961–63.
Examples:
1. A tiny house next to it had been the girl’s home for all the summers of her short life. It was her castle, her retreat, her hideaway, her Camelot.
– Matina Psyhogeos, Reaching for the Sky
2. His father’s voice brought him out of his Camelot reverie. Probably the old man was reading his mind and that would account for his sardonic smile under the raised eyebrows.
– Ward S. Just, Forgetfulness

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