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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Intense or excessive admiration for a hero or a person regarded as a hero.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. extravagant admiration for great men, likened to the ancient worship of heroes.
  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. admiration for great men (or their memory)

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