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saga

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɑː.ɡə/ us  
a long story about past events over a long period of time, originally one told in the Middle Ages in Iceland or Norway: a lengthy and compelling family sagaTypes of film, play, book etc.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising a long complicated series of related usually negative events: It was just another episode in an ongoing saga of marriage problems.Events and occurrencesAccidents and disasters
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