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English definition of “legend”

legend

noun [C] (PERSON)    /ˈledʒ.ənd/
C1 someone very famous and admired, usually because of their ability in a particular area: Jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald once sang in this bar.Famous peopleImportant people and describing important people
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