epopee

[ep-uh-pee, ep-uh-pee]
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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epopee

epopoeia (ˌɛpəˈpiːə)

noun
  1. an epic poem
  2. epic poetry in general

Word Origin for epopee

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