epic hero

epic hero

noun
a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for great achievements or affected by grand events: Beowulf, an epic hero with extraordinary strength.
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Main Entry:  epic hero
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a main character in an epic whose legendary or heroic actions are central to his/her culture, race, or nation
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