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Gawain Syllabification: Ga·wain
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈwān/

Definition of Gawain in English:

(In Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table who quested after the Holy Grail. He is the hero of the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Words that rhyme with Gawain

weathervane • vervain

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