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Meaning of LEGENDARY

Pronunciation:  'lejun`deree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend; "the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers"
  2. [adj]  celebrated in fable or legend; "the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox"; "legendary exploits of Jesse James"

LEGENDARY is a 9 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: fabled, known, unreal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Leg"end*a*ry\ (l[e^]j"[e^]n*d[asl]*r[y^]), a.
    Of or pertaining to a legend or to legends; consisting of
    legends; like a legend; fabulous. ``Legendary writers.''
    --Bp. Lloyd.
          Legendary stories of nurses and old women. --Bourne.
  2. \Leg"end*a*ry\, n. [Cf. OF. legendaire, LL.
    1. A book of legends; a tale or narrative.
             Read the Countess of Pembroke's ``Arcadia,'' a
             gallant legendary full of pleasurable accidents.
                                                   --James I.
    2. One who relates legends. --Bp. Lavington.
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