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synonyms for folklore

  • custom
  • fable
  • legend
  • myth
  • mythology
  • superstition
  • tradition
  • wisdom
  • ballad
  • folk story
  • mythos
  • oral literature
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antonyms for folklore

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  • fact
  • reality
  • truth
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An enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation tribe, Hobson weaves his community’s folklore into the story of the Echota family, whose lives have been tragically altered by the death of their son.
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Disinformation—whether it’s gang folklore or rumors of election intimidation—is almost always most effective at a local level.
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Throughout the weekend, there will be more online presentations about folklore, crafts and cuisine associated with the holiday.
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They’re stored in the minds of a small circle of people who learned their subfield of math from people who learned it from the person who invented it — which is to say, it exists nearly as folklore.
BUILDING THE MATHEMATICAL LIBRARY OF THE FUTUREKEVIN HARTNETTOCTOBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
She would go on to star in American children’s picture books and folklore collections for decades.
THE HISTORY OF MULAN, FROM A 6TH-CENTURY BALLAD TO THE LIVE-ACTION DISNEY MOVIECONSTANCE GRADYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
John and Judas became the good and evil Wandering Jews of mediæval folklore.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
His name is less romantic than those of the wonted demons of legend and folklore.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The making of folklore is not, however, extinct in Spain, a country where poetry seems to be an inherent faculty.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
In the folklore of north Germany the Brocken holds an important place, and to it cling many legends.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Iv course there's such folklore as Epicbaulus in Marsupia an' th' wurruks iv Hyperphrastus.
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