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legend

noun
 
 
/ˈledʒənd/
STORY [C, U] B2 an old story or set of stories from ancient times: the legends of King Arthur She's writing a book on Greek legend.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
FAMOUS PERSON [C] a famous person: a living legend Jazz legend, Ella Fitzgerald, once sang in this bar.Fame and famousFamous peopleImportant people and describing important people
(Definition of legend from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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