The tradition of putting candles on Christmas trees actually began in Germany.
Breaking with tradition, Rogers was a guest to the state dinner, which honored Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife.
These Republicans routinely proclaim themselves to be acting in the tradition of Ronald Reagan.
I hope he will start listening to the teachings of his own tradition.
To disavow those moral responsibilities, our tradition suggests, is to not be truly free.
There is a tradition that this room was fitted up as a library in 1472.
But the reception they got departed from tradition and propriety.
Of the first thirty Popes it is said by Christian tradition that all but two were martyrs.
For him, tradition reigned, and law was ever laying out the way.
Lefin chose to remedy that by abandoning entirely the tradition, and by writing exactly as the people spoke.
late 14c., from Old French tradicion (late 13c.), from Latin traditionem (nominative traditio) "delivery, surrender, a handing down," from traditus, past participle of tradere "deliver, hand over," from trans- "over" (see trans-) + dare "to give" (see date (n.1)). The word is a doublet of treason (q.v.). The notion in the modern sense of the word is of things "handed down" from generation to generation.
any kind of teaching, written or spoken, handed down from generation to generation. In Mark 7:3, 9, 13, Col. 2:8, this word refers to the arbitrary interpretations of the Jews. In 2 Thess. 2:15; 3:6, it is used in a good sense. Peter (1 Pet. 1:18) uses this word with reference to the degenerate Judaism of the "strangers scattered" whom he addresses (comp. Acts 15:10; Matt. 15:2-6; Gal. 1:14).