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Narnia the fictional magic kingdom which is the setting for the Christian allegory of seven children's books by C. S. Lewis (1898–1963); in the first book, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (1950) four children who reach Narnia through the back of a wardrobe are able, with the help of the lion Aslan, to break the power of the witch Jadis and redeem Narnia from perpetual winter.