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 (lăn′sə-lət, -lŏt′, län′-)
In Arthurian legend, a Knight of the Round Table whose love affair with Queen Guinevere resulted in a war with King Arthur.
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(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) one of the Knights of the Round Table; the lover of Queen Guinevere
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(ˈlæn sə lət, -ˌlɒt, ˈlɑn-)

Sir, the greatest of King Arthur's knights and the lover of Queen Guinevere.
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Noun1.Lancelot - (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round TableLancelot - (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere
Arthurian legend - the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot
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[ˈlɑːnslət] NLanzarote
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Born in Arcachon, France, Balsan started his career as an actor in Robert Bresson's "Lancelot of the Lake," which won the Fipresci Prize at Cannes in 1974, and went on to work with helmers Jacques Rivette, Maurice Pialat and Pierre Granier-Deferre before turning his hand to producing.
Cunneen argues that Bresson is not a "religious" cinematographer in any obvious sense, although religious themes naturally come to the fore in Angels of Sin (1943), Diary of a Country Priest (1951), The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962), and Lancelot of the Lake (1974).
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