Definition of Culture

[Culture] denotes an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied in symbols, a system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms, by means of which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and attitudes toward life.


Very succinct.

Folksonomies: culture definitions

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/automotive and vehicles/cars/car culture (0.344871)
/style and fashion (0.315893)

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Culture (0.914677): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc
Epistemology (0.660800): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

 The interpretation of cultures
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Geertz , Clifford (1973), The interpretation of cultures, Retrieved on 2012-05-29
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