- traditional music made and handed down among the common people
- music composed in the style of this
See folk music in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Music originating among the common people of a nation or region and spread about or passed down orally, often with considerable variation.
- Contemporary music in the style of traditional folk music.
- folkˈ-muˌsic (fōkˈmyo͞oˌzĭk) adjective
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