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ID: 901002104
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Record Type: Legendary Place

El Dorado (legendary American place)

Note: Fictitious country, or according to some a city, rich in gold; believed by the Spanish and by Sir Walter Raleigh to exist upon the Amazon within the jurisdiction of the governor of Guiana (now Guyana).

Names:
El Dorado (legendary American place) (preferred,English-P,D)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<American iconography> (P)
........<American legendary places> (P)
............El Dorado (legendary American place) (I)
Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... country (sovereign state)
.....(sovereign states, political administrative bodies by degree of independence, political administrative bodies, administrative bodies, organizations (groups), Organizations (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
located in .... Guyana
.....(South America) (TGN)
affiliated/associated with .... gold (metal)
.....(gold and gold alloy, nonferrous metal, metal by composition or origin, metal, inorganic material, materials by composition, materials (substances), Materials (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
El Dorado (legendary American place)
................Pillsbury et al, Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts (2017) 305
................Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 10 July 20918
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Pillsbury et al, Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts (2017)

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