A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that features in the myths of many cultures. There are two distinct cultural traditions of dragons: the European dragon, derived from European folk traditions and ultimately related to Greek and Middle Eastern mythologies, and the Chinese dragon, with counterparts in Japan, Korea and other East Asian countries.
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... The Dragon Clan controls the mountains to the north of the empire ... Most of the land the Dragon Clan holds becomes completely cut off from the rest of the empire during the winter due to heavy snowfall ... Notable Dragon clan members include Agasha Tamori and Tamori Chosai, both Oracles of Fire, Mirumoto, the original Dragon Thunder, Hitomi, the second Dragon ...
... Richard Dragon is a fictional character created by Dennis O'Neil and Jim Berry in the novel Dragon's Fists (1974) under the pseudonym "Jim Dennis." O'Neil later adapted the character for DC Comics in the comic ... Dragon is a thief who was trained in martial arts and decides to use his abilities for good ...
... the dragons are here", or "here be dragons", to denote dangerous or unexplored territories, in imitation of the infrequent medieval practice of putting sea ... Another map that contains dragons is the one of Bishop Olaus Magnus's ... in the northern sea, as well as a winged, bipedal, predatory land animal resembling a dragon in northern Lapland ...
... and the Dungeon Master's son (as revealed in the episode "The Dragon's Graveyard" and again in the lost episode "Requiem"), as well as Karena's brother ("Citadel of Shadow"), Venger is an evil wizard of ... by Frank Welker) Venger's arch-rival is a fearsome dragon with a screeching voice and five heads ... the children both avoid Tiamat, the children make a deal with her in "The Dragon's Graveyard" to thwart Venger ...
... Council of Wyrms is a Dungeons and Dragons boxed set, published in 1994, that includes rules for playing dragon, half dragon, and dragon servant characters ... It includes three rule books one for the base rules, one for dragon family and clan histories, and one for adventure modules ... The dragons on the islands are described as having a loose democratic government with a caretaker ...
More definitions of "dragon":
- (noun): A creature of Teutonic mythology; usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings.
- (noun): Any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body.
Synonyms: flying dragon, flying lizard
- (noun): A fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman.
Famous quotes containing the word dragon:
“The dragon wing of night oerspreads the earth.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The Powers whose name and shape no living creature knows
Have pulled the Immortal Rose;
And though the Seven Lights bowed in their dance and wept,
The Polar Dragon slept,
His heavy rings uncoiled from glimmering deep to deep....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Sir Eglamour, that worthy knight,
He took his sword and went to fight;
And as he rode both hill and dale,
Armed upon his shirt of mail,
A dragon came out of his den,
Had slain, God knows how many men!”
—Samuel Rowlands (1570?1630?)