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From Ancient Greek στροφή (strophē, “a turn, bend, twist”).
strophe (plural strophes)
- (prosody) A turn in verse, as from one metrical foot to another, or from one side of a chorus to the other.
- (prosody) The section of an ode that the chorus chants as it moves from right to left across the stage.
- (prosody) A pair of stanzas of alternating form on which the structure of a given poem is based.
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strophe f (plural strophes)
- (poetry) stanza