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mythology

noun [U] uk   /mɪˈθɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-ˈθɑː.lə-/

mythology noun [U] (ANCIENT STORIES)

myths in general: She's fascinated by the stories of classical mythology (= ancient Greek and Roman myths).

mythology noun [U] (POPULAR BELIEF)

a popular belief that is probably not true: It's just a piece of popular mythology that people always get sacked when they are away.
Translations of “mythology”
in Chinese (Traditional) 古代故事, 神話…
in Russian мифология…
in Turkish efsane, söylencebilim, mitoloji…
in Chinese (Simplified) 古代神话, 神话…
in Polish mitologia…
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