Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
The definition of oral tradition is cultural information or traditions passed down verbally from one generation to another.
Taxes imposed on imports and exports; the United States Constitution prohibits Congress from imposing taxes on goods exported from a state. Also called duties.
A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
The definition of a belief is an opinion or something that a person holds to be true.
(Law) Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent; usage. See Usage, and Prescription.
Something that belongs to the past:
A body or collection of such stories.
A belief, practice, or rite irrationally maintained by ignorance of the laws of nature or by faith in magic or chance.
A group of talesmen.
A historical line of conventions, principles, or attitudes characteristic of a school, social group, movement, etc.
Myths collectively; esp., all the myths of a specific people or about a specific being
The pattern of basic values and attitudes of a people, characteristically transmitted through myths and the arts.
Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
Find another word for folklore. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for folklore, like: traditions, lore, , oral tradition, folk wisdom, oral literature, ballad lore, customs, superstitions, legends and fables.