la leyenda
-the legend
See the entry for leyenda.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (story)
a. legend
La leyenda de Robin Hood es muy vieja.The legend of Robin Hood is very old.
2. (written or engraved note)
a. legend
La leyenda del mapa indica que estamos a cuatro millas del parque.The map legend indicates that we're four miles from the park.
b. inscription
La leyenda del reloj que me regaló mi esposa incluye mi fecha de cumpleaños.The inscription on the watch my wife gave me includes my birth date.
c. caption
La leyenda de la foto indica que se tomó en Arizona.The photo's caption indicates that it was taken in Arizona.
3. (idol)
a. legend
John Lennon ha pasado a la historia como una leyenda.John Lennon has gone down in history as a legend.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (narración)
a. legend
2. (inscripción)
a. inscription, legend
1 (historia) legend
leyenda negra (mala fama) bad reputation; (Hist) view of the Conquest of Latin America which emphasized the negative side of Spanish involvement
2 (inscripción) [de moneda, medalla, lápida] legend; inscription
3 [de cuadro, grabado, mapa] (encabezamiento) heading; (pie) caption
4 (eslogan) slogan
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