Definition of Atlantis in English:


Syllabification: At·lan·tis
Pronunciation: /ətˈlantis, at-
A legendary island, beautiful and prosperous, which sank into the sea.



Pronunciation: /ˌatlanˈtēən, atˈlantēən/
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  • This modern data, together with the universal flood myths, certainly suggests that the story of an Atlantean civilisation destroyed by a global deluge may not be without some foundation in truth.
  • Of course the level of civilization the Atlanteans achieved prior to destruction is not known.
  • It is a shame that people seem to want everything to be Mayan, Egyptian or Atlantean.

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