toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

tradition
used in The Hot Zone

5 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
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
  • His family gave him a traditional Zande funeral and left his body under a mound of stones in a clearing of elephant grass.
    p. 96.7
  • People were poor, but they worked hard and raised large families and kept to their tribal traditions.
    p. 96.3
  • In the evenings, as the frost-tinged night came on, the staff built fires of Elgon olive logs in the fireplaces, and the food in the dining room was horrible, in the best English tradition.
    p. 146.2
  • He and Tom Geisbert, following tradition in the naming of new viruses, named the strain they had discovered Reston, after the place where it was first noticed.
    p. 365.9
  • My parents and my brothers and I had lived for a short while with a Luo family on their farm in the hills overlooking Lake Victoria—a traditional farm, with mud huts and a boma for keeping cattle.
    p. 376.5

There are no more uses of "tradition" in The Hot Zone.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary list — Onelook.com®