folk music

noun

Definition of folk music

: the traditional music of the people in a country or region Irish folk music also : a type of popular music that is based on traditional music and that does not use electric instruments

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“Folk music.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/folk%20music. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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