- an epic.
- epic poetry.
Also ep·o·poe·ia [ep-uh-pee-uh] /ˌɛp əˈpi ə/.
Origin of epopee
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Examples from the Web for epopee
But Gogol's glory is not derived solely from his epopee of the Cossacks.Russia: Its People and Its Literature
Emilia Pardo Bazán
To the epopee succeeds the bourgeois drama, not to say the comedy.
The rhythm of these spiritual transformations is the epopee of Jean Christophe.Romain Rolland
The poetry of enthusiasm, as the epopee and the ode, is that to which this style is best adapted.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
- an epic poem
- epic poetry in general
C17: from French épopée, from Greek epopoiia, from epos + poiein to make
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