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Noun
A widely circulated story, often believed to be true by the teller, but usually distorted, exaggerated or fabricated for sensational effect, and often having elements of humour or horror
“There's an urban myth that you get better service at Helsinki upmarket shops if you speak Swedish instead of Finnish.”
Noun
Widely distributed untruth
Noun
An account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment
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