Meaning of “lore” in the English Dictionary

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"lore" in British English

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lorenoun [ U ]

uk /lɔːr/ us /lɔːr/

traditional knowledge and stories about a subject:

According to local lore, the water has healing properties.
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(Definition of “lore” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lore" in American English

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lorenoun [ U ]

us /lɔr, loʊr/

knowledge and stories, usually traditional, about a subject:

He published several books on Indian lore and hunting.

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