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Definition of saga

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  • sa•ganoun
  • 1. A prose narrative usually written in Iceland between 1120 and 1400, dealing with the families that first settled Iceland and their descendants, with the histories of the kings of Norway, and with the myths and legends of early Germanic gods and heroes.
    2. A modern prose narrative that resembles a saga.
    3. A long detailed report: recounted the saga of their family problems.

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  • "Submit a Comment • Trackback (0) • With so many permutations and mixed motivations, the Palin saga is starting to feel like a Restoration play."

    "Markos linked to, by the way, a rather well-done explanation of the Durbin saga from a conservative blogger who actually gets it."

    "Once we get into the twentieth century, the term saga was chiefly popularised by John Galsworthy, who wrote The Forsyte Saga."

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