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Folklore

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Noun

1. folklore

the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture

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Folklore

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noun
1. 
the unwritten literature of a people as expressed in folk tales, proverbs, riddles, songs, etc
2. 
the body of stories and legends attached to a particular place, group, activity, etc
Hollywood folklore
rugby folklore
3. 
the anthropological discipline concerned with the study of folkloric materials

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Folklore

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noun
1. 
all of the unwritten traditional beliefs, legends, sayings, customs, etc. of a culture
2. 
the study and scientific investigation of these

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Folklore

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n.
1. The traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a people, transmitted orally.
2. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture. Also called folkloristics.
3.
a. A body of widely accepted but usually spurious notions about a place, group, or institution: Rumors of their antics became part of the folklore of Hollywood.
b. A popular but unfounded belief.

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