Tintagel Head
geographical name headland SW England in NW Cornwall

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tintagel Head — [tin taj′əl] cape of NW Cornwall, England: legendary birthplace of King Arthur …   English World dictionary

  • Tintagel Head — /tɪnˈtædʒəl/ (say tin tajuhl) noun a cape in England, on the western coast of Cornwall; ruins of Tintagel Castle, the legendary birthplace of King Arthur …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tintagel Head — Tin•tag′el Head′ [[t]tɪnˈtædʒ əl[/t]] n. geg a cape in SW England, on the W coast of Cornwall …   From formal English to slang

  • Tintagel Head — /tin taj euhl/ a cape in SW England, on the W coast of Cornwall. * * * …   Universalium

  • TINTAGEL HEAD —    a rocky headland, 300 ft high, on the W. Cornish coast, 22 m. W. of Launceston; associated with the Arthurian legend as the site of King Arthur s castle and court; 6 m. distant lies Camelford, the famous Camelot …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Tintagel Head — /tin taj euhl/ a cape in SW England, on the W coast of Cornwall …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tintagel Castle — (gbmapping|SX051889) is a castle currently in ruins found on Tintagel Head, located near the village of Tintagel in Cornwall, England, UK. The site was originally a Roman settlement, though the remains of the castle that stand today date from the …   Wikipedia

  • Tintagel — a ruined castle and a village on the north coast of Cornwall in south west England. It is supposed to be the place where King Arthur was born and is very popular with tourists. * * * ▪ England, United Kingdom       village (“parish”), North… …   Universalium

  • Merlin's Cave — the name given to a cave that is located 5 km South West of Boscastle, Cornwall. Tintagel Head. Tennyson made Merlin s Cave famous in his Idylls of King Arthur. Tennyson described waves bringing the infant Arthur to the shore, and …   Wikipedia

  • Lesnewth — is a hamlet and civil parish situated in Trigg Minor in Cornwall, UK.It is bounded on the north by St Juliot, on the east by St Juliot and Davidstow, on the south by Davidstow, and on the west by Minster. This small thinly populated parish, set… …   Wikipedia

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