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collective memory

noun
1.
a memory or memories shared or recollected by a group, as a community or culture.
2.
any collection of memories passed from one generation to the next.
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British Dictionary definitions for collective-memory

collective memory

noun
1.
the shared memories of a group, family, race, etc
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