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Definition of Urban Legend #268407 09/13/06 09:29 PM
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American Heritage� Dictionary's Description of urban legend is:

Noun

An apocryphal story involving incidents of the recent past, often including elements of humor and horror, that spreads quickly and is popularly believed to be true.


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Definition of "Legend" #268408 09/17/06 01:34 AM
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NOUN:

a) An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.

b) A body or collection of such stories.

c) A romanticized or popularized myth of modern times.


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