Definition of urban legend
: an often lurid story or anecdote that is based on hearsay and widely circulated as true the urban legend of alligators living in the sewers —called also urban myth
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Definition of urban legend for English Language Learners
: a story about an unusual event or occurrence that many people believe is true but that is not true
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