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saga

noun

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a detailed description of a series of real or fictional events taking place over a long period of time
  • The saga of Beowulf recounts the hero's travels as he hunts the monster Grendel.

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The first known use of saga was in 1709

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“Saga.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/saga. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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