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noun Prosody.
a rhyme created by two or more words in the same line of verse.
a rhyme created by words within two or more lines of a verse.
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Origin of internal rhyme

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for internal rhyme

internal rhyme

noun
prosody rhyme that occurs between words within a verse line
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