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- adj. Alternative form of heroicomical.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Combining the heroic and the ludicrous; denoting high burlesque.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Blending the heroic and the ludicrous; consisting of lofty burlesque: as, a heroicomic poem.
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In 1775, there appeared a heroicomic poem, "Myszeis" (The Mousiad), a purposely entangled allegory on the state of Poland.
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