- a town in Gwent, in SE Wales: site of ancient Roman fortress, a supposed seat of King Arthur's court.
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I will set forth at once to Caerleon, and him that I bring shall be worthy of thee.
I doubt few are about the streets of Caerleon on such a night.'
Gauvain has met a knight, stranger to him, with whom he travels to Caerleon.Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail
It was the custom of that country to keep the feast of St. Aaron with great pomp at Caerleon, and many another town besides.French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France
Marie de France
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'
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- 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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