Definition of Stanzas. Meaning of Stanzas. Synonyms of Stanzas

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Definition of Stanzas

Stanzas
Stanza Stan"za, n.; pl. Stanzas. [It. stanza a room, habitation, a stanza, i. e., a stop, fr. L. stans, p. pr. of stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. Estancia, Stance, Stanchion.] 1. A number of lines or verses forming a division of a song or poem, and agreeing in meter, rhyme, number of lines, etc., with other divisions; a part of a poem, ordinarily containing every variation of measure in that poem; a combination or arrangement of lines usually recurring; whether like or unlike, in measure. Horace confines himself strictly to one sort of verse, or stanza, in every ode. --Dryden. 2. (Arch.) An apartment or division in a building; a room or chamber.
Stanza
Stanza Stan"za, n.; pl. Stanzas. [It. stanza a room, habitation, a stanza, i. e., a stop, fr. L. stans, p. pr. of stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. Estancia, Stance, Stanchion.] 1. A number of lines or verses forming a division of a song or poem, and agreeing in meter, rhyme, number of lines, etc., with other divisions; a part of a poem, ordinarily containing every variation of measure in that poem; a combination or arrangement of lines usually recurring; whether like or unlike, in measure. Horace confines himself strictly to one sort of verse, or stanza, in every ode. --Dryden. 2. (Arch.) An apartment or division in a building; a room or chamber.

Meaning of Stanzas from wikipedia

- Stanzas can have regular rhyme and metrical schemes, though stanzas are not strictly required to have either. There are many unique forms of stanzas....
- Elegiac Stanzas is a poem by William Wordsworth, originally published in Poems, in Two Volumes (1807). Its full title is "Elegiac Stanzas, Suggested by...
- A stanza is a unit of poetry within a larger poem. Stanza may also refer to: Lexcycle Stanza, a program for reading eBooks, digital newspapers, and other...
- Stanza Living is the common brand name for Dtwelve Spaces Private Limited. It provides fully-managed shared living accommodations to students and young...
- In poetry, a ballad stanza is the four-line stanza, known as a quatrain, most often found in the folk ballad. This form consists of alternating four- and...
- The Book of Dzyan (comprising the Stanzas of Dzyan) is a reputedly ancient text of Tibetan origin. The Stanzas formed the basis for The Secret Doctrine...
- The Spenserian stanza is a fixed verse form invented by Edmund Spenser for his epic poem The Faerie Queene (1590–96). Each stanza contains nine lines in...
- eighteen of its stanzas. The basis of the text appears to be a poem dealing with Sigurth's finding of Brynhild, but only five stanzas (2-4, 20-21) deal...
- help Óttar, as well as in stanzas 6 through 7, where Valhalla is mentioned again during a dispute between the two. In stanzas 8 to 10 of Grímnismál, the...
- Russian version consisted of three stanzas (as opposed to six stanzas in the original French lyrics, and based on stanzas 1, 2 and 6) and the refrain. After...
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