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1) Glastonbury, town, England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Glastonbury is famous for its religious associations and many legends. One legend tells that St. Joseph of Arimathea founded the first Christian church in England...

2) Glastonbury, town, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United States, town (1990 pop. 27,901), Hartford co., central Conn., a suburb of Hartford on the Connecticut River; inc. 1690. Located near a farming region, the...

3) Dunstan, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English monk, archbishop of Canterbury (960-88), b. near Glastonbury. He lived as a monk until called (940) to court by King Edmund of Wessex. He became (943) abbot...

4) Welles, Gideon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hartford Times, one of the first New England papers to support Andrew Jackson. An organizer of the Jacksonian forces in Connecticut, Welles served in the state legislature...

5) Powys, John Cowper. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British author and lecturer. In addition to his widely admired novels Wolf Solent (1929), and A Glastonbury Romance (1932), Powys also wrote poetry and lectured on...

6) Avalon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Celtic mythology, the blissful otherworld of the dead. In medieval romance it was the island to which the mortally wounded King Arthur was taken, and from which it...

7) Joseph of Arimathea, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New Testament, wealthy man, probably a member of the Sanhedrin, who gave the body of Jesus a decent burial. The Christian Church has always honored him. The stories...

8) Somerset, county, England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The county seat is Taunton. The terrain is level in the center, with the Mendip Hills to the east and Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills to the west. The...

9) hawthorn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Crataegus of the family Rosaceae (rose family), shrubs and trees widely distributed in north temperate climates and especially common in E North America. They usually...

10) La Tene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Celtic site on Lake Neuchatel, Switzerland, that gives its name to the second and final period of the European Iron Age. It is characterized by an art style that...

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