legend

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈlɛʤ.ənd/

Noun[change]

Singular
legend

Plural
legends

  1. (countable) A legend is a story that has been passed down through the years, with no certain starting point, that is part of the history of a place.
  2. (countable) A legend is a small bit of truth that has been made to look better than it actually is.
  3. (countable) A legend is a person who has done an amazing accomplishment.
  4. (countable) A legend is a key to the symbols drawn on a map.

Synonyms[change]

  • (story that has been passed down) myth
  • (person who has done an amazing accomplishment) hero
  • (key to symbols drawn on map) key, guide

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