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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ancient prosody: The metrical continuity which regularly exists between the successive cola of the same period.
  • n. Elision or synalephe, at the end of a line or period, of the final vowel of a dactylic hexameter before the initial vowel of the next; episynalephe. Also synapheia.


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