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epithalamion

[ ep-uh-thuh-ley-mee-on, -uhn ]
/ 藢蓻p 蓹 胃蓹藞le瑟 mi藢蓲n, -蓹n /
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noun, plural ep路i路tha路la路mi路a [ep-uh-thuh-ley-mee-uh]. /藢蓻p 蓹 胃蓹藞le瑟 mi 蓹/.
a song or poem in honor of a bride and bridegroom.
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Origin of epithalamion

1580鈥90; <Greek: nuptial, noun use of neuter of epithal谩mios nuptial. See epi-, thalamus
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How to use epithalamion in a sentence

  • Her first solo collection, Oneiromance (an epithalamion), appeared in 2008.

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  • Among the minor poems of Spenser the most delightful were his Prothalamion and Epithalamion.

  • Spenser married a Cork-woman, and has enshrined her in the Epithalamion, the most beautiful love-poem in the English language.

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