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Definition of "lore" []

  • Accumulated facts, traditions, or beliefs about a particular subject. See Synonyms at knowledge. (noun)
  • Knowledge acquired through education or experience. (noun)
  • Archaic Material taught or learned. (noun)
  • The space between the eye and the base of the bill of a bird or between the eye and nostril of a snake. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lore" in a sentence
  • "And, on the one hand, it's sad, because WoW ought to be about story, and on the other hand, most of the "lore" is so badly written that it pretty much amounts to The Simarillion for Dummies."
  • "That is not the America heralded in lore and experienced in reality by millions of our predecessors."
  • "AFL memories: Broadway Joe etched league's place in lore"