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oral history

noun
1.
information of historical or sociological importance obtained usually by tape-recorded interviews with persons whose experiences and memories are representative or whose lives have been of special significance.
2.
a book, article, recording, or transcription of such information.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
Related forms
oral historian, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for oral-history

oral history

noun
1.
the memories of living people about events or social conditions which they experienced in their earlier lives taped and preserved as historical evidence
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