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Noun Concept
Categories: Traditional stories, Folklore, Literature, Short story types
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anecdote  anecdotes  Features of anecdote
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Short account of an incident (especially a biographical one) WordNet 3.0
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Short account of an incident (especially a biographical one) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
An anecdote is "a story with a point", such as to communicate an abstract idea about a person, place, or thing through the concrete details of a short narrative or to characterize by delineating a specific quirk or trait. Wikipedia
A short account of a real incident or person, often humorous or interesting. Wiktionary
Short account of an incident. Wiktionary (translation)
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