Definition of Rhapsodies

1. Noun. (plural of rhapsody) ¹



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Definition of Rhapsodies

1. rhapsody [n] - See also: rhapsody

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhapsodies

rhaphae
rhaphania
rhaphe
rhaphes
rhaphide
rhaphides
rhaphis
rhaponticine
rhapsode
rhapsoder
rhapsoders
rhapsodes
rhapsodic
rhapsodical
rhapsodically
rhapsodies (current term)
rhapsodise
rhapsodised
rhapsodises
rhapsodising
rhapsodist
rhapsodists
rhapsodize
rhapsodized
rhapsodizes
rhapsodizing
rhapsody
rhason
rhasons

Literary usage of Rhapsodies

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1. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1853)
"INTERMITTENT rhapsodies ON THE ... It was nothing more nor less that the following—" Intermittent rhapsodies on the ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1833)
"Such is the substance of this small publication, which we recommend to the attention of the scientific. AET. XXXIX.—Rhymes and rhapsodies. ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"The history of the latter piece is similar to that of the Hungarian rhapsodies —portions of which were originally published under the title of ' Mélodies ..."

4. The Life of Johannes Brahms by Florence May (1905)
"... Concerto : first performance by Joachim—Pianoforte Pieces, Op. 76—Sonata for Pianoforte and Violin—First performances—Brahms at Crefeld—rhapsodies for ..."

5. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1820)
"... and by them cited out of Orpheus's hymns and rhapsodies, that the opinion of monarchy, or one self-existent Deity, the original of all things, ..."

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