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folklore

noun

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the body of customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings associated with a people, thing, or place
  • the Scottish Highlands are rich in folklore

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The first known use of folklore was in 1846

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“Folklore.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/folklore. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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