HyperDic: stanza

English > 1 sense of the word stanza:
NOUNcommunicationstanzaa fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
stanza > pronunciation
Soundsstae'nzah
Rhymesbonanza ... Zaragoza: 21 rhymes with zah...
English > stanza: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem.
Part ofpoem, verse formA composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
Partslinetext consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
NarrowerSpenserian stanzaA stanza with eight lines of iambic pentameter and a concluding Alexandrine with the rhyme pattern abab bcbc c
antistropheThe section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama
coupletA stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse
envoy, envoiA brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry
octaveA rhythmic group of eight lines of verse
ottava rimaA stanza of eight lines of heroic verse with the rhyme scheme abababcc
quatrainA stanza of four lines
rhyme royalA stanza form having seven lines of iambic pentameter
sestetA rhythmic group of six lines of verse
stropheOne section of a lyric poem or choral ode in classical Greek drama
Broadertext, textual matterThe words of something written
Spanishestancia, estrofa, stanza
Catalanestança, estrofa

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