alexandrine alexandrine  /ˌæ ləɡ ˈzænd rin/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (prosody) a line of verse that has six iambic feet

Usage(s):

  • Too often, however, the majestic alexandrine sonorities of De Gaulle's written French sound awkward and even unintelligible in Terence Kilmartin's translation.

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