Last Updated: May 11, 2012
Myth: A traditional story, typically involving supernatural beings or forces, which embodies and provides an explanation, aetiology [cause], or justification for something such as the early history of a society, a religious belief or ritual, or a natural phenomenon.
Definition found using Oxford English Dictionary Online.
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