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Origin of legend
synonym study for legend
OTHER WORDS FROM legendpre·leg·end, noun, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for legend
Just ask the award-winning actress, choreographer, world-class dancer, singer and songwriter, producer, director and living legend, Debbie Allen.
The legend of the woman-warrior derives from a Wei dynasty poem circa the 5th century.Amid geopolitical tensions, ‘Mulan’ is a litmus test for loyalties|rhhackettfortune|September 9, 2020|Fortune
No one should need a key or legend to get through a study—removing acronyms is one step to making the language of science more human.Why scientific papers are growing increasingly inscrutable|Hannah Seo|August 25, 2020|Popular Science
According to some legends and conjectures, put forth by authors such as Livius and Cicero, Ostia may have been Rome’s first colonia – a Roman outpost that secured their newly conquered territories.Ostia Antica: Reconstruction and History of The Harbor City of Ancient Rome|Dattatreya Mandal|April 14, 2020|Realm of History
Founded by German monks in present-day Old Town Stockholm, Zum Franziskaner has become a legend amongst locals and tourists.
Without proof of this kind, the story of the lost legions is just a legend.
The last straw was when Congressman John Lewis—the Civil Rights legend—came out in support of Hillary Clinton in October 2007.The Valerie Jarrett I Know: How She Saved the Obama Campaign and Why She’s Indispensable|Joshua DuBois|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was also an autodidact, an illegitimate girl from the provinces whose intelligence became the stuff of legend.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That, too, is the test for Cadillac—to resuscitate a legend.
According to the Talmudic legend like Moses and other saints.Stories and Pictures|Isaac Loeb Peretz
For five thousand years, so the legend ran, this diamond had been one of the most precious treasures of Asia.Cyrus Hall McCormick|Herbert Newton Casson
Concerning Peter and Paul, the increase of the legend was rich and rapid.English Conferences of Ernest Renan|Ernest Renan
It was the opinion of some that this might be the wild huntsman, famous in German legend.The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.|Washington Irving
The river, the fountain, and the aged oak, each had its legend and its observance of unknown antiquity.History of Religion|Allan Menzies
British Dictionary definitions for legend
- a story of the life of a saint
- a collection of such stories