legend legend  /ˈlɛ dʒənd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
  2. (n) brief description accompanying an illustration

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. During his brutal reign as Iraq's dictator, Saddam Hussein created around himself a legend of physical and political prowess.
  2. During his brutal reign as Iraq's dictator, Saddam Hussein created around himself a legend of physical and political prowess.
  3. By preaching safe sex, Thailand's Condom King became a legend.

News

  1. Madison music legend to receive achievement award

    After more than four decades of directing the university band, a Madison music legend will be honored with a lifetime achievement award. Michael Leckrone will receive the award June 23 from the Madison Area Music Association at the Capital Theater at 6 p.m.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

  2. Football legend, Earl Campbell, to speak at diabetes education conference

    Texas football legend Earl Campbell will announce his support for a diabetes education project across East Texas at a press conference scheduled for 2:15 p.m. Promote to Mobile read more
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KETK 56 Tyler

  3. Hockey legend Doug Gilmour shines spotlight on diabetes prevention and care

    Hockey legend Doug Gilmour shines spotlight on diabetes prevention and care
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "He's a legend and now he's an icon," Sampras, who sat in the Royal Box alongside other former champions, told the British Broadcasting Corp. in a courtside interview. "He's a stud. He's only 27. If he keeps it going and stays healthy, he...
    on Jul 5, 2009 By: Pete Sampras Source: Bloomberg

  2. "I liked the living legend, that was all right, but immortal is even better," Richards said in an interview before accepting his award.
    on Oct 17, 2009 By: Keith Richards Source: Washington Post

  3. "The way that thing started, it's just wild how it snowballed," the 20-year-old LaBeouf told the Associated Press Thursday. "I don't have a deal on the table, it's jut a rumor. Would I do it? In a second. It'd be working for a legend and...
    on Mar 16, 2007 By: Shia LaBeouf Source: E! Online

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