Definition of 'folklore'
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This show focuses on the folklore and myths around fossils. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are also a fruit steeped in history and folklore. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And wrote the history and the folklore. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most of the time these sorts of ideas turn out to be football fan folklore. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Here we list the other teams that wrote themselves into football folklore. The Sun (2011)There is another piece of folklore which says that learning becomes more and more difficult as we get older. The Descent of Mind - the how and why of intelligence (1990)Game of Thrones is historically based on our history and folklore. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their place in football folklore rests upon the shock that a club should so abruptly leave their place upon the national stage in mid-season. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She's sure that the tree is weeping blood, as folklore says the oak is possessed by a witch. The Sun (2010)It's a city of folklore and football and I am proud to be a part of it. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'folklore'
British English: folklore /ˈfəʊkˌlɔː/ NOUN
Folklore consists of the traditional stories, customs, and habits of a particular community or nation.
According to folklore, sunshine on February 2nd means six more weeks of cold weather.
- American English: folklore
- Arabic: فُولكلور
- Brazilian Portuguese: folclore
- Chinese: 民间传说
- Croatian: folklor
- Czech: folklór
- Danish: folklore
- Dutch: folklore
- European Spanish: folclore
- Finnish: kansanperinne
- French: folklore
- German: Folklore
- Greek: λαϊκή παράδοση
- Italian: folclore
- Japanese: 民間伝承
- Korean: 전설
- Norwegian: folklore
- Polish: folklor
- European Portuguese: folclore
- Romanian: folclor
- Russian: фольклор
- Spanish: folclor
- Swedish: folkloristik
- Thai: เรื่องราวประเพณีและความเชื่อของผู้คน
- Turkish: folklor
- Ukrainian: фольклор
- Vietnamese: văn hóa dân gian
Definition of folklore from the Collins English Dictionary
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