- a collection of legends.
Origin of legendary
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Even the legendary 1980s televisions show Dallas is back on the air, selling its twenty-first century brand of Texas bravado.Will Texas Stay Texan?
December 29, 2014
In the years to come, Wha became a legendary starting out spot for various soon-to-be rock stars.The Bars That Made America Great
December 28, 2014
On piano was legendary session man Billy Preston, who co-wrote and recorded the original version one year before Cocker's.Joe Cocker's Deep Live Cuts
December 22, 2014
Their legendary barrel aging program is unique, even among Scottish distilleries, for its range of natural color expressions.Why Natural Color Is So Crucial To Understanding A Whisky’s Flavors
December 10, 2014
The grandson of legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland, Nicholas Vreeland was poised for a decadent life in high-society.From Fashion Player to Photographer Monk
December 3, 2014
She thought only of him; she adored him in the lustre of his legendary nobility.The Dream
In the few days that had elapsed Hilary had become a legendary figure.Slaves of Mercury
Our fairy-tale presents these events in their legendary transformation.
Note: A legendary tale rather than a folk-story, with a fine moral.
Burned into his bare flesh was the emblem of their legendary sun-god.Two Thousand Miles Below
Charles Willard Diffin
- of or relating to legend
- celebrated or described in a legend or legends
- very famous or notorious
Word Origin and History for legendary
mid-16c., from Medieval Latin legendarius, from legenda (see legend). Earlier it was a noun meaning "a collection of legends" (1510s).