Translation of legend in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈledʒənd/


  • 1 1.1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (story) leyenda (feminine)
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    • The legend of Tristan and Isolde, one of the most popular, was tacked on to Arthur's.
    • This was pretty much the starting point of the Arthurian legends with regard to the Holy Grail.
    • Whatever historical events underlie the legend of the Trojan War did not occur as depicted here.
    1.2 countable/numerable (person) mito (m), leyenda (f) she's a living legend es un auténtico mito or una auténtica leyenda she was a legend in her own lifetime [set phrase/frase hecha] ya en vida era un mito or una leyenda
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    • We'll ask a living legend of broadcast journalism, Walter Cronkite, the former CBS News anchor.
    • How does he feel sharing the stage with a living legend?
    • Oliver ‘Smokey’ Charles, 79, is a living legend when it comes to football in St Lucia.
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (inscription) leyenda (feminine) 2.2 (on map) signos (mpl) convencionales; (on chart) clave (f)
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    • The abbreviations are explained in the inset legend to Figure 3.
    • Species are referred to by symbols in the legend.
    • All abbreviations are explained in the legend to Fig 1.
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    • The obverse of all denominations bore a harp, along with the legend Saorstat Eireann and the date the coin was struck.
    • Around the lower border is the same legend as on the gold coin.
    • The 200 baht coins have the same legend as the 100 baht coin.

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