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oral history

n.
1. Historical information, usually tape-recorded or videotaped, obtained in interviews with persons having firsthand knowledge.
2. An audiotape, videotape, or written account of such an interview or interviews.

oral history

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

o′ral his′tory


n.
1. historical information obtained by interviews with persons whose experiences have been representative or of special significance.
2. a book, article, recording, or transcription of such information.
[1970–75]
o′ral histo′rian, n.
Translations
élõszóbeli elmondás
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