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Tradition is a term with several meanings.

Tradition has been described as "statement, belief, or practice handed down from generation to generation", with the word derived from Latin trans- "over" + dare "to give".[1]

In a more narrow sense, the word may refer to "cultural continuity in social attitudes, customs, and institutions", among other related meanings.[2]

See the article on Traditionalism regarding ideological and political senses.

See also

  • Folklore - Tradition may also refer to the oral tradition.