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Folk song   /foʊk sɔŋ/   Listen
Folk song

noun
1.
A song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture.  Synonyms: folk ballad, folksong.






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"Folk song" Quotes from Famous Books



... they had sung this song and departed for the ends of the earth; they called to mind their long years of wandering, over lands and seas, over frosts and burning sands, amid foreign peoples, where often in camp they had been cheered and heartened by this folk song. So thinking, they sadly ...
— Pan Tadeusz • Adam Mickiewicz



Words linked to "Folk song" :   blues, song, folk music, vocal, fado, ethnic music, folk



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