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folk memorynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈfəʊk ˌmem.ər.i/ us   /ˈfoʊk ˌmem.ɚ.i/
the knowledge that people have about something that happened in the past because parents have spoken to their children about it over many years
(Definition of folk memory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 民间共同记忆…
in Chinese (Traditional) 民間共同記憶…
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