Meaning of TRADITION in English
( n. )
The unwritten or oral delivery of information, opinions, doctrines, practices, rites, and customs, from father to son, or from ancestors to posterity; the transmission of any knowledge, opinions, or practice, from forefathers to descendants by oral communication, without written memorials.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012