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synonyms for folk songs

  • country music
  • balladry
  • ethnic music
  • ethnomusicology
  • folk
  • folk ballads
  • regional music
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How to use folk songs in a sentence

There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
And then what could be more deep and poetic than Liszt's transcriptions of Schubert's and Wagner's songs?
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Most of the feathered folk agreed that Mr. Blackbird ought not to have spokenp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Mr. Meadow Mouse did not hesitate to use it, being one of those fortunate folk that are quite at home anywhere.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Barton Booth died; a celebrated tragedian in the reign of queen Anne, author of some songs and minor pieces.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The child of Finnish sea-folk who had drifted to Brest and died there, she had been adopted by an old Breton sea-dog and his wife.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Bright-coloured birds flew about among the bushes, but they had no songs for Alila and the hunter as they passed along.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
It would not have been an unsightly spot if the marks of the habitation of poor and careless folk had been wiped away.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOLK SONGS

  • balladry
  • country music
  • ethnic music
  • ethnomusicology
  • folk
  • folk ballads
  • folk songs
  • regional music
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.