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antistrophe

an·tis·tro·phe

antistrophe

 
pronunciation:
aen tI str fi
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in ancient Greek poetry or theater, the return movement made by the chorus in response to the previous strophe. (Cf. strophe.)
definition 2: the second stanza of any poem consisting of alternating stanzas in contrasting metrical form.
derivations: antistrophic (adj.), antistrophically (adv.)