Meaning of “legendary” in the English Dictionary

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us /ˈledʒ·ənˌder·i/

legendary adjective (OF STORIES)

of or relating to an old story or set of stories from ancient times, or the stories that people tell about a famous event or person:

legendary tales of great deeds (= wonderful things that someone did)

legendary adjective (FAMOUS)

of or describing someone who is very famous and admired, usually because of an ability in a particular area:

the legendary magician Houdini

(Definition of “legendary” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)