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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The stories, beliefs and customs handed down among a people.

Usage examples (39)
  • Greek folklore includes many myths and stories about heroes.
  • On the same principle, why should they not apply the term folklore to the myths and stories that make up the body of
  • This is the lesson, I think, of what we call folklore or anthropology, which to many seems trivial, to many seems dull.
  • I have a special interest in folklore and collect nursery rhyme books. for more
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