Una leyenda es un relato de un suceso maravilloso que aunque pudiera estar originado en sucesos históricos, se nutre de ingredientes fantásticos de creación colectiva.


Legend Leg"end (le^j"e^nd or l=e"je^nd; 277), n. [OE. legende, OF. legende, F. l[ e]gende, LL. legenda, fr. L.
legendus to be read, fr. legere to read, gather; akin to Gr.
le`gein to gather, speak. Cf. {Collect}, {Dialogue},
{Lesson}, {Logic}.]
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1. That which is appointed to be read; especially, a
chronicle or register of the lives of saints, formerly
read at matins, and in the refectories of religious
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2. A story respecting saints; especially, one of a marvelous nature. --Addison.
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3. Any wonderful story coming down from the past, but not verifiable by historical record; a myth; a fable.
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And in this legend all that glorious deed Read, whilst you arm you. --Fairfax.
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4. An inscription, motto, or title, esp. one surrounding the field in a medal or coin, or placed upon an heraldic
shield or beneath an engraving or illustration.
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Golden legend. See under . [1913 Webster]

Legend Leg"end, v. t. To tell or narrate, as a legend. --Bp. Hall.
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Source: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

La ciudad de los Césares

El mito de la ciudad encantada de los Césares en la patagonia austral, inspiración de las primeras expediciones.

Buscador mitológico

Buscador de mitos y leyendas en español

Diferencia entre mito y leyenda

Diferencia entre los conceptos de mito y leyenda. Ejemplificación.

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