Definition of Elegiac stanza

1. Noun. A quatrain in iambic pentameter with abab rhyme scheme.

Generic synonyms: Quatrain



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elegiac Stanza

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elegiac stanza (current term)
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Literary usage of Elegiac stanza

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1. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"The elegiac stanza consists of two verses, — a Hexameter followed by a Pentameter.1 ... The following verses will illustrate the forms of the elegiac stanza ..."

2. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges, Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1916)
"elegiac stanza 616. The elegiac stanza consists of two verses, ... The following verses will illustrate the forms of the elegiac stanza : — cum subit ..."

3. Allen and Greenough's Latin Grammar: For Schools and Colleges : Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, George Lyman Kittredge (1892)
"elegiac stanza. — Kingsley's Andromeda 363. The elegiac stanza consists of two lines, — an hexameter followed by a pentameter.1 The ..."

4. Allen and Greenough's Shorter Latin Grammar for Schools and Academies by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Albert Andrew Howard (1896)
"The elegiac stanza consists of two lines, — an hexameter followed by a ... The following verses will illustrate the forms of the elegiac stanza : — 1 Called ..."

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