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ru•mor



Pronunciation: (rOO'mur), [key]
n.
1. a story or statement in general circulation without confirmation or certainty as to facts: a rumor of war.
2. gossip; hearsay: Don't listen to rumor.
3. Archaic.a continuous, confused noise; clamor; din.

v.t.
to circulate, report, or assert by a rumor: It is rumored that the king is dead. Also, esp. Brit.,ru'mour.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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