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 Lyon King-of-Arms.Lyre (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lyonnesse (3 syl.).
 
“That sweet land of Lyonnesse”—a tract between the Land’s End and the Scilly Isles, now submerged full “forty fathoms under water.” Arthur came from this mythical country.   1
 


 Lyon King-of-Arms.Lyre (The). 

 
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