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noun Arthurian Romance.
  1. the mother of King Arthur.
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Historical Examples

  • Then Merlin took the king by the hand and led him to Queen Igraine.

    Historic Tales, Vol. XIII (of 15)

    Charles Morris

  • And the duke's wife was called a right fair lady, and a passing wise, and Igraine was her name.

  • The story of Uther's love for Igraine at once alters the mere chronicle into a romance.

British Dictionary definitions for igraine



  1. the mother of King Arthur
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