Literature Submitted Place Names
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(Settlement) Literature (Rare)
Coined by author Lucy Maude Montgomery as a place name in her Anne of Green Gables series. She intended for Avonlea
to echo the Avalon
of Arthurian legends, an idyllic place of beauty. Literally means "grassy meadow" from an unknown element and the Old English leah
"clearing, meadow"... [more]