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alexandrine

al·ex·an·drine

alexandrine

 
pronunciation:
ae lg zaen drn [or] ae lg zaen drin
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: (sometimes cap.) in poetry, a twelve-syllable line with alternating unstressed and stressed syllables, usu. with a clear pause after six syllables.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: (sometimes cap.) of, pertaining to, or written in alexandrines.