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tradition
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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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
  • "We have a tradition here at Spence," Felicity says.
    Chapter 7 (32% in)
  • While we can and will teach you the necessary skills to become England's future wives and mothers, hostesses and bearers of the Empire's feminine traditions, it will be up to each of you to nurture and feed your souls, and to apply yourselves with grace, charm, and beauty.
    Chapter 5 (79% in)
  • A boarding school tradition in which the family of the schoolgirl is allowed a visit, resulting in the mortification of all and the enjoyment of none.
    Chapter 26 (1% in)

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