saga: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sä'gu), [key]
— n.
  1. a medieval Icelandic or Norse prose narrative of achievements and events in the history of a personage, family, etc.
  2. any narrative or legend of heroic exploits.
  3. Also calleda form of the novel in which the members or generations of a family or social group are chronicled in a long and leisurely narrative.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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