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traditional: Meaning and Definition of

tra•di•tion•al

Pronunciation: (tru-dish'u-nl), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to tradition.
  2. handed down by tradition.
  3. in accordance with tradition.
  4. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the older styles of jazz, esp. New Orleans style, Chicago style, Kansas City style, and Dixieland. Cf. mainstream (def. 4).
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