folk ballad

folk ballad
a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
Syn: ↑folk song, ↑folksong
Hypernyms: ↑folk music, ↑ethnic music, ↑folk, ↑song, ↑vocal
Hyponyms: ↑blues, ↑fado

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