Definition of folklore noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfəʊklɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfoʊklɔːr//
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the traditions and stories of a country or community Irish/Indian folklore The story rapidly became part of family folklore.Extra examples Local folklore has it that prehistoric men drove cattle over these cliffs. The victory became part of sporting folklore. a character in American folklore stories from Irish folklore
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: folklore