mythology

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) enPR: mĭthôlôjē, IPA: /mɪˈθɒləʤi/
  • (US) IPA: /mɪˈθɑːləʤi/
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Noun[change]

Singular
mythology

Plural
mythologies

  1. (uncountable) Mythology is the study of stories about gods. Such stories are called myths.
  2. (countable) A mythology is all the myths from a certain religion.
  3. (countable) A mythology is all all the background stories from a fictional world.
    Tolkien invented an complex mythology for Middle Earth.
    The mythology behind Superman is really very deep.

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