*smooch* (ldy) wrote,

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Happy Birthday
Piet Mondrian!

Feeling abstract? Visit the Mondrimat!

Gotta love that Google :)

Main Entry: epis·tro·phe
Pronunciation: i-'pis-tr&-(")fE
Function: noun
Etymology: Greek epistrophE, literally, turning about, from epi- + strophE turning -- more at STROPHE
Date: circa 1584
: repetition of a word or expression at the end of successive phrases, clauses, sentences, or verses especially for rhetorical or poetic effect (as Lincoln's "of the people, by the people, for the people") -- compare ANAPHORA

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