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  Definition of folk
  1. the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
  2. 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"
  3. people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
  4. a social division of (usually preliterate) people
Similar Words: folk music, ethnic music, common people, family, family line, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry, tribe

 

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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