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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to a chorus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a chorus; specifically, fitted for the use of the chorus in the ancient Greek drama: as, choric meters, poems, or compositions (that is, the more elaborate as opposed to the simpler meters, etc.). See chorus, 1 .

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a chorus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Including or involving a Greek chorus
  • adjective poetry Intended to be sung by a choir or chorus (e.g. a hymn)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or written for or in the style of a Greek chorus

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Late Latin choricus, from Greek khorikos, from khoros, choral dance; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]

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