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ˈproʊ ɛmproem

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  1. proemnoun

    an introduction, preface or preamble

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Proemnoun

    Preface; introduction.

    Etymology: πϱοοίμιον; proœmium, Lat. proeme, old Fr.

    So gloz’d the tempter, and his proem tun’d. John Milton.

    Thus much may serve by way of proem,
    Proceed we therefore to our poem. Jonathan Swift, Miscel.

    Justinian has, in the proem to the digests, only prefixed the term of five years for studying the laws. John Ayliffe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proemnoun

    preface; introduction; preliminary observations; prelude

  2. Proemverb

    to preface

  3. Etymology: [L. prooemium, Gr. ; before + way, course or strain of a song: cf. F. prome.]


  1. Proem

    Proem, whose real name is Richard Bailey, is a 35-year-old musician. Formerly a resident of Austin, Texas, he now resides in Houston. He has been releasing music since 1999 on labels like Merck, n5MD, and Hydrant. Bailey started experimenting with electronic devices at an early age, using thrift store turntables, some tape decks, a few cheap Casio SK-5s, and some circuit bent bargain bin keyboards. He currently sequences in FL Studio, using a number of VST plugins, such as Kontakt and Reaktor. Proem has released several albums, EPs, and remixes. He is regarded as one of the early members of US Intelligent dance music scene.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Proem

    prō′em, n. an introduction: a prelude: a preface.—adj. Proē′mial. [Fr. proème—L. proœmium—Gr. prooimionpro, before, oimos, a way.]

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Anagrams for proem »

  1. EPROM

  2. moper

  3. merop

  4. remop

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proem in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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