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English definition of “epic”

epic

noun [C]    /ˈep·ɪk/
a book or movie that is long and contains a lot of action, usually about a subject from the past literature An epic is also a long poem about events in the past, often involving gods or kings and queens: The Iliad is the most famous Greek epic.
(Definition of epic noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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