Tristan and Isolde

Tristan and Isolde
Tris|tan and I|sol|de
two characters in an old love story. Tristan falls in love with Isolde, who is the wife of his uncle, when they drink a magic love potion without realizing what they are drinking. Their story is told in an ↑opera by Richard Wagner.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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