[ stas-uh-mon ]
/ ˈstæs əˌmɒn /
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noun, plural stas·i·ma [stas-uh-muh]. /ˈstæs ə mə/.
(in ancient Greek drama) a choral ode, especially in tragedy, divided into strophe and antistrophe: usually alternating with the epeisodion and, in the final ode, preceding the exodos.
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Origin of stasimon
1860–65; <Greek stásimon, neuter of stásimos stopping, stationary, equivalent to stási(s) a standing (see stasis) + -mos adj. suffix
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How to use stasimon in a sentence
Stasimon, stas′i-mon, n. an ode sung by the whole chorus, after the parode:—pl.