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OTHER WORDS FROM legendpre·leg·end, noun, adjective
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The attempt to “breed back” the Auroch of Teutonic legend was of a piece with the Nazi obsession with racial purity and eugenics.
Acting legend talks about what role is closest to her heart.
Some lesser-known live performances from the late rock legend.
Founded by German monks in present-day Old Town Stockholm, Zum Franziskaner has become a legend amongst locals and tourists.
So, for that matter, was Gladiator, the previous foray into ancient legend by director Ridley Scott.
Her stern was towards him, and all he saw of her was the ironical legend, “Cure your Corns.”The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
His name is less romantic than those of the wonted demons of legend and folklore.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
He perceived that they had lived long enough in retirement in the little Welsh village to have acquired a pride in its legend.
But, oddly enough, as he walked back to the hotel it was just Betty Lardner who made him think again of the legend.
It was probably this opposition that made young Cargill decide that it would be really worth while to defy the legend.
British Dictionary definitions for legend
- a story of the life of a saint
- a collection of such stories