Adjective "Legend" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Legend


    Definition:

    1. a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical.

    2. the body of stories of this kind, especially as they relate to a particular people, group, or clan: the winning of the West in American legend.

    3. an inscription, especially on a coat of arms, on a monument, under a picture, or the like.

    4. a table on a map, chart, or the like, listing and explaining the symbols used.Compare key1 (def 8).

    5. Numismatic

    Examples:

    "saloons can be legend."