Mythos

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Mythos m ‎(genitive Mythos, plural Mythen)

  1. myth, mythos (narrative of importance to a particular group or culture)
    Der Holocaust ist der wichtigste Mythos der deutschen Nachkriegsgesellschaft.
    The Holocaust is the most important mythos of the German post-war society.
  2. (informal) myth (something invented or made up)
    Es steht unter Strafe, den Holocaust als reinen Mythos zu bezeichnen.
    It is punishable to call the Holocaust a mere myth.

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