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


one or more practices, beliefs, or stories passed down through generations within a specific culture or group
  • Miri supposed dill pickles in chicken soup was another tradition Corinne had brought with her from Birmingham, Alabama, like the Jewish Santa.
    p. 159.5
  • DEC. 11 (UPI) —The 82-foot Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center dazzled last evening as its 7,500 red, white and green lights were flipped on in the traditional ceremony to inaugurate the season.
    p. 7.2
  • Upstairs, she lay on one of Natalie's twin beds, the bed she slept in almost every Saturday night, but not tonight, because tomorrow was her mother's birthday and she needed to be home to bring her breakfast in bed, a tradition started three years ago, when permission to use the stove was finally granted.
    p. 31.1

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