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Iseult

[ ih-soolt ]
/ ɪˈsult /
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noun
Also Yseult. German Isolde. Arthurian Romance.
  1. the daughter of a king of Ireland who became the wife of King Mark of Cornwall: she was the beloved of Tristram.
  2. daughter of the king of Brittany, and wife of Tristram.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for Iseult

Iseult

Yseult Isolde (ɪˈzəʊldə)

/ (ɪˈsuːlt) /

noun (in Arthurian legend)
an Irish princess wed to Mark, king of Cornwall, but in love with his knight Tristan
(in another account) the daughter of the king of Brittany, married to Tristan
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Cultural definitions for Iseult

Iseult
[ (i-soohlt) ]

In English legend, the beloved of Tristan. In German, her name is Isolde. (See Tristan and Iseult.)

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