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caesura

cae·su·ra (ce·su·ra)

caesura (cesura)

 
pronunciation:
sih zhu r [or] sih zu r
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part of speech: noun
inflections: caesurae, caesuras, cesurae, cesuras
definition: a break or hesitation in a line of verse, usu. necessitated by the sense of the words.
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derivation: caesural (adj.)