Definition of Sagas

1. Noun. (plural of saga) ¹



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Definition of Sagas

1. saga [n] - See also: saga

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sagas

sagacities
sagacity
sagaman
sagamen
sagamite
sagamites
sagamore
sagamores
saganaki
saganash
saganashes
sagapen
sagapens
sagapenum
sagapenums
sagas (current term)
sagathies
sagathy
sagbut
sagbuts
sage-green
sage-grouse
sage-grouses
sage brush
sage chicken
sage chickens
sage cock
sage cocks
sage green

Literary usage of Sagas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1848)
"In short, whatever chronicler of past events neglects the sagas, ... These sagas are variously classified. First, in alphabetical order ; again, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Among sagas which deal with the earliest history of America In the ... At the close of the greal period of the composition of all these anonymous sagas, ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"It contains among other well-known sagas the Olafs saga ... Historical sagas rarely contain any personal views of the author and they attained under Snorri, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Among sagas which deal with the earliest history of America in the chronicles of Greenland ... Vigfusson formed a class of still shorter sagas than these, ..."

5. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"In truth these sagas are divisible into two well-marked and sharply contrasted classes. In the one class belong the Eddie Lays, and the Mythical and ..."

6. History of America Before Columbus: According to Documents and Approved Authors by Peter De Roo (1900)
"Various reminiscences of the same Vinland voyages in more ancient sagas and known contemporary authors leave no doubt that the history of the Green- ..."

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