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Meaning of “legend” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “legend”
in Arabic أُسْطورة…
in Korean 전설, 전설적인 사람, 유명한 사람…
in Malaysian legenda…
in French légende…
in Turkish destan, efsane, menkıbe…
in Italian leggenda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 故事, 傳說,傳奇故事, 民間故事…
in Russian легенда, легендарная личность…
in Polish legenda…
in Vietnamese huyền thoại…
in Spanish leyenda…
in Portuguese lenda…
in Thai ตำนาน…
in German die Sage…
in Catalan llegenda…
in Japanese 伝説, 偉大な人…
in Indonesian hikayat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 故事, 传说,传奇故事, 民间故事…
(Definition of legend from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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