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English definition of “demigod”

demigod

noun [C]     /ˈdem.i.ɡɒd/ US  /-ɡɑːd/
(in ancient stories) a being who is partly human and partly a god: Some football players become like demigods to their fans.Legendary and mythological charactersGod and gods
(Definition of demigod noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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