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  • Folk dance — is a term used to describe a large number of dances, mostly of European origin, that tend to share the following attributes:* originally danced in about the 19th century or earlier (or are, in any case, not copyrighted); * performance is… …   Wikipedia

  • Folk Christianity — is composed of Christian ideas and practices outside the approval or authority of a religious establishment mdash; Roman Catholic, Protestant, or other.These ideas may arrive when the religious themes of conquered, colonized, or converted people… …   Wikipedia

  • folk literature — Introduction also called  folklore  or  oral tradition        the lore (traditional knowledge and beliefs) of cultures having no written language. It is transmitted by word of mouth and consists, as does written literature, of both prose and… …   Universalium

  • folk tale — noun a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk • Syn: ↑folktale • Members of this Topic: ↑flying carpet • Hypernyms: ↑narrative, ↑narration, ↑story, ↑tale …   Useful english dictionary

  • Common Sense (pamphlet) — This article is about the American revolutionary war pamphlet by Thomas Paine. For other uses, see Common sense (disambiguation). Common Sense   …   Wikipedia

  • folk tale — folktale folktale, folk tale folk tale . a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk, especially one forming part of the tradition of a culture. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • common — adjective 1) the common folk Syn: ordinary, normal, average, unexceptional; simple 2) a very common art form Syn: usual, ordinary, familiar, regular, frequent, recurrent, everyday …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • folk-land — Land which was held by no assurance in writing, but distributed among the common folk or people at the pleasure of the lord, and resumed at his discretion. See 2 Bl Comm 90 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Folk music — Folk song redirects here. For other uses, see Folk song (disambiguation). Folk music Béla Bartók recording Slovak peasant singers in 1908 Traditions List of folk music traditions …   Wikipedia

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