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  • n. Plural form of tradition.

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Examples

  • Rather than seeing these oral traditions as discrete historical experiences, historians interpret such “foundation traditions” as symbolic templates for examining the general historical processes of transforming small-scale polities into larger kingdoms.

    3. Historical Trends, 1000-1500

  • _ The dear old traditions, -- they are indeed _traditions_.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864

  • One of the happiest of our traditions is the presence of our Honorary Vice-President, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, at our annual Christmas party.

    Christmas Luncheon

  • The second is what you call your traditions, your belief in wasting human life.

    The Purchase Price

  • Life, within many Christian and Islamic traditions is a mixture of actuality and potentiality.

    ProWomanProLife » Emergency contraception

  • In this case, Horn doesn't so much lean on the "literature of a former era" (she actually takes this as part of her subject, and her examination of Jewish artistic/literary traditions is one of the more compelling aspects of the novel) as on this set of presently-established conventions, themselves a product of "modern" storytelling practices but, as I have been contending, now urgently in need of reexamination.

    Point of View in Fiction

  • But there were certain traditions of hospitality that prevented Sheldon from breathing a hint that it was time for his guest to take himself off.

    Chapter 26

  • Among their ancient traditions is making wine, in a way that has changed little since the time of the Roman Empire.

    Ancient Winemaking Makes Resurgence in Southeast Turkey

  • In major religious traditions, is happiness a good thing, or bad?

    April L. Bogle: The Role of Happiness in the World Religions

  • "Post-modernism is about rejecting tradition, but I am interested in traditions and in processes and transformations, whether in materials or in societies, and in questioning why a process exists," she says.

    All the Beauty Under One Tent

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