isocolon

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰσόκωλον (isókōlon), composed of ἴσος (ísos, equal) and κῶλον (kôlon, member, clause).

Noun[edit]

Examples

Veni, vidi, vici
"I came; I saw; I conquered"
- Julius Caesar

isocolon (plural isocolons or isocola)

  1. (rhetoric) A figure of speech in which parallelism is reinforced by members that are of the same length.

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