lore lore  /ˈlɔr/


  • (n) knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote


  1. In newspaper lore is the legend of a young cartoonist, flouted by the parents of the girl he wished to marry, who made himself rich by putting them in a comic strip.
  2. Have creepy fun with Perfect Blue; then move on to Kon's Millennium Actress, another, gentler mix of suspense and movie lore.
  3. The Halo universe is rich in lore--gamers love to be there the way some people love to pretend they're in Jane Austen novels.


  1. Lore City to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Civil War

    LORE CITY -- From July 13-26, 1863 Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan led a daring group of more than 2,000 men across southern Ohio. Union troops under the command of Major General Ambrose Burnside...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Jeffersonian

  2. HP’s revival plan: Hope the death of Windows XP spurs PC sales

    HP could certainly use a lucky break and the company thinks it may just get one as soon as Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP next year. Computerworld reports that HP executives are banking heavily on the demise of Windows XP to revive their fortunes and have even come up with a catchy slogan to describe the opportunity: “Goodbye XP, Hello HP.” Enrique Lore, the senior vice president and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  3. Rash of vehicle break-ins in Lore City area

    LORE CITY -- The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office continued to investigate numerous reports of vehicles being entered and items being stolen from vehicles parked in Lore City and the surrounding area.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Daily Jeffersonian


  1. "Outlined against a blue-gray October sky, the Four Horsemen rode again," Rice wrote. "In dramatic lore they are known as Famine, Pestilence, Destruction and Death. These are only aliases. Their real names are Stuhldreher, Miller, Crowley and...
    on Oct 11, 2008 By: Grantland Rice Source: Chronicle-Telegram

  2. "I am very sorry that Hilly is gone," Blondie singer Deborah Harry said in a statement released to MTV News. "He was a big help to Blondie and to the New York music scene for many years. His club CBGB has become a part of New York lore and...
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Debbie Harry Source: MTV.com

  3. "He knew plants and plant lore intimately," says Stephen Greenblatt, Harvard professor and author of Will in the World, a bestselling Shakespeare biography. "It seems clear that this knowledge was not only from books but more from direct...
    on May 18, 2010 By: Stephen Greenblatt Source: Kansas City Star

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