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mythology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mythology
mythologymy‧thol‧o‧gy /mɪˈθɒlədʒi $ -ˈθɑː-/ ●○○ noun (plural mythologies) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 RMset of ancient myths 🔊 characters from classical mythologymythology of 🔊 the mythology of the Persians2 UNTRUEideas or opinions that many people have, but that are wrong or not true 🔊 According to popular mythology, school days are the best days of your life.mythological /ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl◂ $ -ˈlɑː-/ adjective 🔊 The walls are painted with mythological scenes.
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mythologyWhich brings us back to reality and mythology.But away from the controlling mythology of the Western, his blood-dimmed vision lacked the same conviction.A violent, enduring mythology is activated to make sense of immediate socio-political crisis and fear.Greek mythology holds that the gods lived on Mt. Olympus.There's a lot of mythology surrounding tapeworms.She had no patience with the passive princesses of mythology.In popular mythology, gold is regarded as a good investment.This mythology is in part embedded in our history.popular mythologyIn popular mythology poisonous snakes are always ready and waiting for the chance to strike out and kill their attackers.In popular mythology, gold is regarded as a good investment.
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