[ tur-nee-uhn ]
/ ˈtɜr ni ən /
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a set or group of three; triad.
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This term means the "arrangement of words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhythmic lines or verses." What is it?
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British Dictionary definitions for ternion
/ (ˈtɜːnɪən) /
rare a group of three
Word Origin for ternion
C16: from Latin terniō triad, from ternī three each; related to ter thrice
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