Meaning of “folklore” in the English Dictionary

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"folklore" in British English

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folklorenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfəʊk.lɔːr/ us /ˈfoʊk.lɔːr/

the traditional stories and culture of a group of people:

Her books are often based on folklore and fairy-tales.
In Irish folklore, the leprechaun had a large piece of gold.
Arguments between directors and stars are part of the folklore of Hollywood.

(Definition of “folklore” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"folklore" in American English

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folklorenoun [ U ]

us /ˈfoʊkˌlɔr, -loʊr/

(Definition of “folklore” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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