Definitions for caesural

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cae•su•rasɪˈʒʊər ə, -ˈzʊər ə, sɪzˈyʊər ə; sɪˈʒʊər i, -ˈzʊər i, sɪzˈyʊər i(n.)(pl.)cae•su•ras or ce•su•ras, cae•su•rae or ce•su•rae

or ce•su•ra

  1. a break or pause in a line of verse, marked in scansion by a double vertical line.

    Category: Prosody

  2. any pause or interruption.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of caesura:

1550–60; < L

cae•su′ral(adj.)

cae•su′ric(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. caesural(adj)

    of or relating to a caesura

Wiktionary

  1. caesural(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a caesura.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caesural(adj)

    of or pertaining to a caesura

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