legend

  • 21legend — le|gend [ˈledʒənd] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: légende, from Medieval Latin legenda, from Latin legere to gather, choose, read ] 1.) [U and C] an old, well known story, often about brave people, adventures, or magical events →↑myth… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22legend */*/ — UK [ˈledʒ(ə)nd] / US [ˈledʒənd] noun Word forms legend : singular legend plural legends 1) a) [countable] an old story about famous people and events in the past. Legends are not usually true the legend of the Headless Horseman Greek myths and… …

    English dictionary

  • 23legend — 01. In the Japanese [legend] Momo Taro, an old couple find a little boy inside a giant peach. 02. The native people of our state have many wonderful [legends] regarding the creation of our world. 03. According to [legend], Korea was founded in… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 24legend — /ˈlɛdʒənd / (say lejuhnd) noun 1. a non historical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical. 2. matter of this kind. 3. an inscription, especially on a coin, a coat of arms, a monument …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 25Legend (EP) — Infobox Album | Name = Legend Type = EP Artist = House of Pain Released = 1994 Recorded = ? Genre = Hip hop Length = 20:45 Label = Tommy Boy Records Producer = DJ Muggs, DJ Lethal Reviews = Last album = Who s the Man? (1993) This album = Legend… …

    Wikipedia

  • 26Legend — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Legend (homonymie). Legend Données clés Réalisation Ridley Scott Scénario William Hjortsberg Acteurs principaux T …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 27legend — /lej euhnd/, n. 1. a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical. 2. the body of stories of this kind, esp. as they relate to a particular people, group, or clan: the… …

    Universalium

  • 28legend — leg|end [ ledʒənd ] noun ** 1. ) count an old story about famous people and events in the past. Legends are not usually true: the legend of the Headless Horseman Greek myths and legends Here, according to legend, Robin Hood lies buried. a )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 29legend — [[t]le̱ʤ(ə)nd[/t]] legends 1) N VAR A legend is a very old and popular story that may be true. ...the legends of ancient Greece. ...the Robin Hood legend... The play was based on Irish legend. 2) N COUNT (approval) If you refer to someone as a… …

    English dictionary

  • 30Legend TT — Triumph Legend TT Die Triumph Legend TT war eine einfachere und etwas kostengünstigere Version der Triumph Thunderbird bzw. Thunderbird Sport und wurde von Triumph als Einsteigermodell verkauft. Sie wurde von 1999 bis 2001 gefertigt. Die Legend… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 31legend — noun 1 (C) an old, well known story, often about brave people, adventures, or magical events: the legend of Rip Van Winkle who slept for 100 years 2 (U) all stories of this kind: Celtic legend 3 (C) someone who is famous and admired for being… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32legend — leg•end [[t]ˈlɛdʒ ənd[/t]] n. 1) a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical 2) the body of stories of this kind, esp. as they relate to a particular people, group, or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 33legend — noun Etymology: Middle English legende, from Anglo French & Medieval Latin; Anglo French legende, from Medieval Latin legenda, from Latin, feminine of legendus, gerundive of legere to gather, select, read; akin to Greek legein to gather, say,… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 34legend — noun /ˈlɛʤ.ənd/ a) A story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events. Also historical legend. The legend of Troy was discovered to have historical basis. b) A story in which a kernel of truth is embellished to an… …

    Wiktionary

  • 35Legend — A notification placed on certain stock certificates describing the terms and conditions of sale and ownership. The main purpose of a legend is to notify owners of the restrictions placed on certain stocks. Sometimes, however, the legend may not… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 36legend — noun 1》 a traditional story popularly regarded as historical but which is not authenticated. 2》 an extremely famous or notorious person: a screen legend. 3》 an inscription on a coin or medal.     ↘explanatory wording on a map, diagram, etc. 4》… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 37legend — See myth. See myth, fable, legend …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 38legend — Synonyms and related words: Clio, Lambert conformal projection, Marchen, Mercator projection, Miller projection, Mishnah, Muse of history, Spiritus Mundi, Sunna, Talmud, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, adventures, aeronautical …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 39legend — OT scholars use the term ‘legend’ to designate stories as a literary type without regard for historicity. Since most such stories, especially those in the Pentateuch, have acquired their form through a long process of oral tradition, they are… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 40legend — noun 1) the Arthurian legends Syn: myth, saga, epic, folk tale, folk story, fable, lore, folklore, mythology, folk tradition 2) pop legends Syn: celebrity …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary