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/ˈfōkˌlôr/,
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The traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth,
  1. The traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth

  2. A body of popular myth and beliefs relating to a particular place, activity, or group of people
    • - Hollywood folklore

  1. the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
  2. Folklore consists of culture, including stories, music, dance, legends, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, customs and so forth within a particular population comprising the traditions (including oral traditions) of that culture, subculture, or group. ...
  3. Folklore is the second album by the Argentine singer Jorge Cafrune, released in Argentina in 1962.
  4. The Folklore Society was founded in England in 1878 to study traditional vernacular culture, including traditional music, song, dance and drama, narrative, arts and crafts, customs and belief. The foundation was prompted by a suggestion made by Eliza Gutch in the pages of Notes and Queries. ...
  5. Folklore is the second album by Canadian pop singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado, released by DreamWorks Records in North America on November 25, 2003 (see 2003 in music).
  6. (Folklorist) Folkloristics is the formal academic study of folklore. The term derives from a nineteenth century German designation of folkloristik to distinguish between folklore as the content and folkloristics as its study, much as language is distinguished from linguistics. ...
  7. The tales, legends and superstitions of a particular ethnic population
  8. (Folklorist) A person who works with people and their communities to document, understand, archive, exhibit, and encourage their oral, material and customary traditions.
  9. Traditions and myths preserved in a culture or group of people. Typically, these are passed on by word of mouth in various forms such as legends, songs, and proverbs or preserved in customs and ceremonies. This term was first used by W. J. Thoms in 1846. ...
  10. The traditional beliefs, legends, customs, etc. of a people; lore of a people; collected wisdom of a people (oral, ritualistic; associated with nature, agrarian aspects of a given culture; associated with calendar feasts and rites of passage).
  11. Inaccurate scenarios passed down through the generations to help explain natural phenomenon. For instance, it is pure myth and folklore that migrating martin flocks send "scouts" ahead to find suitable housing, who then return south (in some cases, clear back to Brazil) to guide their colonies ...
  12. Schumann - Vaughan Williams - Stravinsky. 2005. Denise Djokic cello. Endeavour Classics END 1013
  13. The “traditional,” usually oral literature of a society, consisting of various genres such as myth, legend, folktale, song, proverb, and many others.
  14. Legends, tales, and knowledge, often about nature and usually orally presented that is developed by a society over time and repeated to successive generations.
  15. traditions, customs and stories that are passed down within a culture.  Folklore contains various types of literature such as legends, folktales, myths, and fables.
  16. a body of preserved traditions, usually oral, consisting of beliefs, stories, and associated information about people.
  17. The traditional beliefs, legends, myths, sayings, and customs of a people.
  18. Traditional sayings, cures, faerie tales, knowledge and folk wisdom of a particular locale which is separate from their mythology.
  19. The study of folktales and legends, a subject overlapping that of mythology.
  20. A body of popular but unsubstantiated or false beliefs not believed to be valid by medical doctors.
  21. The traditional myths, superstitions, stories and medical practices of a culture. It is related to but different from their religion even though there may be some cross-over. Santa Claus is a part of American folklore but has some aspects of the xian religion.
  22. David P. Shuldiner, School of Family Studies, University of Connecticut