The definition of oral tradition is cultural information or traditions passed down verbally from one generation to another.
Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
A belief, practice, or rite irrationally maintained by ignorance of the laws of nature or by faith in magic or chance.
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 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 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for folklore, like: legends, oral tradition, ancient-history, lore, folkways, mythological, traditions, folk wisdom, oral literature, ballad lore and traditional lore.