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tradition
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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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
  • Louie won so many wristwatches, the traditional laurel of track, that he began handing them out all over town.
    p. 19.6
  • The hit of the village was the Japanese contingent, whose tradition of prodigious gift giving made them the collective Santa Claus of the Games.
    p. 31.6
  • On deck, men were assembling to raise flags as a band played the national anthem, a Sunday morning tradition.
    p. 47.2
  • Naming bombers was a grand tradition.
    p. 63.5
  • As the laborer prepared a plate of pickles and a cup of tea, a traditional offering to visitors, the officer pulled out a photograph of Watanabe, dressed in his sergeant's uniform.
    p. 354.8
  • "Every head bowed and every eye closed," said Graham, offering a traditional invitation to repentance, a declaration of faith, and absolution.
    p. 373.8
  • In the corner of a sitting room in her house, Shizuka would keep a small shrine to Mutsuhiro, a tradition among bereaved Japanese families.
    p. 379.4

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