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monophony

[ muh-nof-uh-nee ]
/ məˈnɒf ə ni /
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noun, plural mo·noph·o·nies.
a musical style employing a single melodic line without accompaniment.
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Origin of monophony

First recorded in 1885–90; mono- + -phony
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