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A traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but not authenticated
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“I always look forward to Giorgio recounting the legend of the ancient aliens.”
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An extremely famous or notorious person, especially in a particular field
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“He would soon become a legend in the jazz music scene.”
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A title or brief explanation accompanying an illustration, cartoon, or poster
“The legend below describes the context around which the photograph in question was taken.”
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The wording on a map or diagram explaining the symbols used
“Species are referred to by symbols in the legend.”
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A person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities
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The representation of abstract principles by characters or figures
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The body of knowledge and experience that develops within a specified society or period
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(the old school) A style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that was employed in a former era
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A catchphrase associated with a product or service being advertised
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Something that is invented or untrue
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A phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone
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Belief in sign of things to come
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A book or film dealing with love in a sentimental or idealized way
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A word or set of words by which a person or thing is known, addressed, or referred to
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High renown or honor attained through notable achievements
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A thing constituting a piece of evidence about the past, especially an account kept in writing or some other permanent form
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A woman admired for her courage or noble qualities
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