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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A combat between two persons.

Usage examples (8)
  • Obj. 3: Further, fighting with the fists, or "monomachy," i.e. single combat as it is called, and trial by fire and water, which are called
  • And when the usual "monomachy" began, he singled out the burliest and boldest knight whom he saw, rode up to him, lance point in air, and courteously asked him to come...
  • "I wasn't thinking about monomachy - or dying either."
  • During the brief time I have occupied the throne, many issues have been of more immediate concern than monomachy. for more
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