What does the word legendary mean?

Usage examples for legendary

  1. The legendary St. Patrick is made to pass into Ulster, and he finds a King who burns himself and his home 'that he may not believe in Patrick. – The Great Book-Collectors by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
  2. So far as the Swiss people are concerned, he well deserves the memorial they have placed in his honor upon the Mythenstein, near the legendary birth- place of their national independence. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas