folk society

noun

Definition of folk society

: a usually small isolated illiterate society characterized as homogeneous in cultural tradition, as having a sacred rather than secular orientation, and as possessing a high degree of internal integration and group solidarity contrasted with urban society

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“Folk society.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/folk%20society. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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