[suh-zhoo r-uh, -zoo r-uh, siz-yoo r-uh]
noun, plural ce·su·ras, ce·su·rae [suh-zhoo r-ee, -zoo r-ee, siz-yoo r-ee] /səˈʒʊər i, -ˈzʊər i, sɪzˈyʊər i/.Related formsce·su·ral, adjective
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Examples from the Web for cesura
Historical Examples of cesura
The Cesura is called masculine when it follows an accented syllable.
The cesura is to vary, but not from a fundamentally medial position.
There is far more divergence of judgment in the recognition of the cesura.
The "epic" cesura is quite as characteristic of dramatic blank verse as of epic.
It is an element of the same character, then, as the cesura, though not bearing the same name.
British Dictionary definitions for cesura
noun plural -ras or -rae (-riː)Derived Formscesural, adjective
- prosody a variant spelling of caesura
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