mythology: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mi-thol'u-jē), [key]
— pl. -gies.
  1. a body of myths, as that of a particular people or that relating to a particular person: Greek mythology.
  2. myths collectively.
  3. the science or study of myths.
  4. a set of stories, traditions, or beliefs associated with a particular group or the history of an event, arising naturally or deliberately fostered: the Fascist mythology of the interwar years.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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