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Fountain of Youth

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  1. a fabled spring whose waters were supposed to restore health and youth, sought in the Bahamas and Florida by Ponce de León, Narváez, De Soto, and others.
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fountain of youth in Culture

Fountain of Youth

A fountain mentioned in folk tales as capable of making people young again.

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Note

The Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León discovered Florida while searching for the Fountain of Youth.
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