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folk hero

noun [C] uk   us  
someone who is popular with and respected by ordinary people: The mayor is still a folk hero in Chicago's black community.
Translations of “folk hero”
in Chinese (Traditional) 民間英雄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 民间英雄…
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