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Definition 1: brief description accompanying an illustration - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for legend in the sense of this definition

(legend is a kind of ...) a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work

"the novel had chapter titles"

(... is part of legend) artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

Definition 2: a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for legend in the sense of this definition

(legend is a kind of ...) a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events

"he writes stories for the magazines"

(... is a kind of legend ) the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot

(legend is the domain which ... is member of) (legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper

(legend is the domain which ... is member of) (legend) the circular table for King Arthur and his knights

(legend is the domain which ... is member of) literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints

(legend is the domain which ... is member of) (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold

(legend is the domain which ... is member of) (Greek legend) a king in ancient Greece who offended Zeus and whose punishment was to roll a huge boulder to the top of a steep hill; each time the boulder neared the top it rolled back down and Sisyphus was forced to start again

(legend is the domain which ... is member of) (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other

(legend is the domain which ... is member of) (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other

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