terza rima

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Borrowing from Italian terza rima(literally third rhyme).

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terza rima (usually uncountable, plural terze rime)

  1. (poetry) An arrangement of triplets, generally in iambic pentameter in English, with rhyme scheme aba bcb cdc.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Literally “third rhyme”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌtɛr.tsa ˈri.ma/

Noun[edit]

terza rima f (plural terze rime)

  1. (poetry) terza rima (arrangement of triplets rhyming aba bcb cdc)

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