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epopee

[ ep-uh-pee, ep-uh-pee ]
/ ˈɛp əˌpi, ˌɛp əˈpi /
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noun
an epic.
epic poetry.
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Also ep·o·poe·ia [ep-uh-pee-uh]. /ˌɛp əˈpi ə/.

Origin of epopee

1690–1700; <French épopée<Greek epopoiía, equivalent to épo(s) epos + poi(eîn) to make + -ia-ia
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British Dictionary definitions for epopee

epopee

epopoeia (ˌɛpəˈpiːə)

/ (ˈɛpəʊˌpiː, French epɔpe) /

noun
an epic poem
epic poetry in general

Word Origin for epopee

C17: from French épopée, from Greek epopoiia, from epos + poiein to make
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