Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of drama.

Etymologies

From the Ancient Greek δράματα (drāmata), the nominative plural form of δρᾶμα (drāma). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ehwald suggested (_JAW_ 43 [1885] 141) that he was a dramatic poet like Varius and Gracchus, citing a mention of the '[Greek: satyrika dramata, tragôidiai, kômôidiai]' of Callimachus in the _Souda_.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Moreover, whole dramata, and uniform scenes, or scenes that comprehend the lives and actions of men of one calling and profession, as many as either in thine own experience thou hast known, or by reading of ancient histories; (as the whole court of Adrianus, the whole court of Antoninus Pius, the whole court of Philippus, that of

    Meditations

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