Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Five mutually connected parts or principles; a pentad; specifically, a fivefold classification; the doctrine of the fivefoldness of the universe.
- Ancient Greek πέντε (pénte, "five") + λόγος (lógos, "word, story"). (Wiktionary)
“The 19-disc set will, of course, comprise the Dirty Harry pentalogy, as well as his Oscar-festooned works like Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby.”
“I think the pentalogy (sp?) is becoming the new trilogy, especially with the news of the upcoming Spider-Man films.”
“A world famous "questioning" disciple of Sri Aurobindo has accomplished a superhuman feat by rewriting the Master's magnum opus as "The Lives Divine" - a pentalogy.”
“I managed to find an old copy of The Stainless Rat's Revenge for £2 in my local Oxfam, always a good place to find sci-fi and fantasy novels, though you'd be lucky to find a complete series and often have to start a trilogy or pentalogy with the second book.”
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I'm especially fond of ones written by Charles Sanders Peirce.
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