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  Words related to folk

Related / Similar Words: folk music, ethnic music, common people, family, family line, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry, tribe

 

Definition:
  • the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community;
  • people in general; "they''re just country folk"; "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next";
  • people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower";
  • a social division of (usually preliterate) people;

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    Hyponyms: folk song, folksong, folk ballad, schottische, country music, country and western, C and W, gospel, gospel singing, square-dance music, grass roots, home folks, rabble, riffraff, ragtag, ragtag and bobtail, people, homefolk, house, dynasty, name, gens, phyle

     

     
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