Definition of Atlantis

1. Noun. According to legend, an island in the Atlantic Ocean that Plato said was swallowed by an earthquake.




Definition of Atlantis

1. Proper noun. Mythical country said to have sunk into the Atlantic Ocean. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atlantis

Atlantic puffin
Atlantic ridley
Atlantic sailfish
Atlantic salmon
Atlantic salmons
Atlantic sea bream
Atlantic spiny dogfish
Atlantic tomcod
Atlantic tripletail
Atlantic walrus
Atlantic white cedar
Atlanticism
Atlanticist
Atlantick
Atlantides
Atlantis
Atlantist
Atlas
Atlas Mountains
Atlas cedar
Atlas lion
Atlas moth
Atlas moths
Atmungsferment
Atomic Age
Atomic Energy Commission
Atrichornis
Atrichornithidae
Atriplex
Atriplex hortensis

Literary usage of Atlantis

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1. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"The latter view is at present in favor with the most conservative and careful scholars, but the other will always find advocates. That atlantis was America ..."

2. The Conquest of Canada by George Warburton (1850)
"The voyagers ascribed these strange appearances to some cause connected with the submerged atlantis, and even in later years they were held by many as ..."

3. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"atlantis, however, was not among those lands the search of which was a practical ... So far as the story was credited at all, atlantis was believed to have ..."

4. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1877)
"The conflict came to an end by the submersion of the atlantis ; which finds its imitation in the stories of the Babylonian ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"This atlantis was then spoken of as a vast land lying beyond what we now call ... The atlantis problem, however, was only raised to scientific importance ..."

6. History of America Before Columbus: According to Documents and Approved Authors by Peter De Roo (1900)
""The island atlantis now submerged through the effect of earthquakes has become a ... Plato's statement of the political power of the atlantis contains a ..."

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