polyphonism

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Noun[edit]

polyphonism (usually uncountable, plural polyphonisms)

  1. polyphony
    • 1786, William Derham, Derham's Physico and Astro Theology
      [] magnifying the sound by the polyphonisms or repercussions of the rocks, caverns, and other phonocamptic objects below in the mount.

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