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Line breaks: Ga¦wain
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːweɪn
, ɡəˈweɪn/

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.

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