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homophony

[ huh-mof-uh-nee, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒf ə ni, hoʊ- /
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noun
the quality or state of being homophonic.
homophonic music.
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Origin of homophony

1770–80; <Greek homophōnía unison, equivalent to homóphōn(os) homophonous + -ia-y3
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British Dictionary definitions for homophony

homophony
/ (hɒˈmɒfənɪ) /

noun
the linguistic phenomenon whereby words of different origins become identical in pronunciation
part music composed in a homophonic style
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