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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One of the divisions of a long poem.

Usage examples (30)
  • The first canto of the poem was particularly descriptive.
  • A woman and a man, who read the last tercets aaaof a certain canto.
  • 943 I omit the rest of this canto, which is mere repetition.
  • Henryson adds a canto to "Troilus" (below p. 507). for more
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