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Definition of mythology noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. mythologies) [uncountable, countable]
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  1. 1ancient myths in general; the ancient myths of a particular culture, society, etc. Greek mythology a study of the religions and mythologies of ancient Rome
  2. 2ideas that many people think are true but that do not exist or are false the popular mythology that life begins at forty
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mythology