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tradition
used in Dracula

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Definition
a long-established or previously long-established practice or belief

and/or:

one or more practices, beliefs, or stories passed down through generations within a specific culture or group
  • In this respect it is different from the general run of roads in the Carpathians, for it is an old tradition that they are not to be kept in too good order.
    Chapter 1 (47% in)
  • The impression I had was that we were leaving the West and entering the East; the most western of splendid bridges over the Danube, which is here of noble width and depth, took us among the traditions of Turkish rule.
    Chapter 1 (2% in)
  • Whether it is the old lady's fear, or the many ghostly traditions of this place, or the crucifix itself, I do not know, but I am not feeling nearly as easy in my mind as usual.
    Chapter 1 (33% in)
  • All we have to go upon are traditions and superstitions.
    Chapter 18 (43% in)
  • Yet must we be satisfied, in the first place because we have to be, no other means is at our control, and secondly, because, after all these things, tradition and superstition, are everything.
    Chapter 18 (43% in)

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