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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Old Norse

saga

noun
     
Related topics: Literature, Mythology
sa‧ga [countable]
1 a long and complicated series of events, or a description of this:
The whole saga began back in May.
saga of
She launched into the saga of her on-off engagement.
2AL a long story about events that happen over many years
saga of
a saga of four generations of the Coleman family
3ALRM one of the stories written about the Vikings of Norway and Iceland

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