[ kahr-lee-uhn ]
/ kɑrˈli ən /
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a town in Gwent, in SE Wales: site of ancient Roman fortress, a supposed seat of King Arthur's court.
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How to use Caerleon in a sentence
In the following pages mention will be made of the martyrdom of certain of these early saints at St. Albans and Caerleon.
Caerleon was a place of great ecclesiastical importance and the seat of an archbishopric.
Her presents came to him at the mayor's house of Caerleon, and he spent his riches charitably.The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'|Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
There is no reason to doubt that after the Roman era Caerleon became the centre of one of the British kingdoms.
How could they foresee the day when the Norman chronicler would marvel over the broken hypocausts of Caerleon?Medieval People|Eileen Edna Power
British Dictionary definitions for Caerleon
/ (kɑːˈlɪən) /
a town in SE Wales, in Newport county borough on the River Usk: traditionally the seat of King Arthur's court. Pop: 9392 (2001)
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