fabled


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fa·bled

 (fā′bəld)
adj.
1. Made known or famous by fables; legendary.
2. Existing only in fables; fictitious.

fabled

(ˈfeɪbəld)
adj
1. made famous in fable
2. fictitious

fa•bled

(ˈfeɪ bəld)

adj.
1. celebrated in fables.
2. having no real existence; fictitious: fabled lands of everlasting plenty.
3. celebrated; famous; renowned: a fabled beauty of stage and screen.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fabled - celebrated in fable or legendfabled - celebrated in fable or legend; "the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox"; "legendary exploits of Jesse James"
unreal - lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria; "ghosts and other unreal entities"; "unreal propaganda serving as news"

fabled

adjective legendary, fictional, famed, mythical, storied, famous, fabulous the fabled city of Troy
Translations
legendaarinen
híreskitaláltlegendásmesebelimesés

fabled

[ˈfeɪbld] ADJlegendario, fabuloso

fabled

[ˈfeɪbəld] adj (= legendary) [person] → légendaire; [place, city] → légendaire

fabled

adjsagenhaft; Cleopatra, fabled for her beautyKleopatra, berühmt für ihre Schönheit

fabled

[ˈfeɪbld] adjfavoloso/a, leggendario/a
References in classic literature ?
This time he sailed to Guiana in South America, in search of Eldorado, the fabled city of gold.
Only man could have placed that collar there, and as no race of Martians of which we knew aught ever had attempted to domesticate the ferocious apt, he must belong to a people of the north of whose very existence we were ignorant--possibly to the fabled yellow men of Barsoom; that once powerful race which was supposed to be extinct, though sometimes, by theorists, thought still to exist in the frozen north.
Fragment #1 -- Photius, Epitome of the Chrestomathy of Proclus: The Epic Cycle begins with the fabled union of Heaven and Earth, by which they make three hundred-handed sons and three Cyclopes to be born to him.
There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath; like those fabled undulations of the Ephesian sod over the buried Evangelist St.