- n a pause or interruption (as in a conversation)
after an ominous caesura the preacher continued
- n a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
- They probably deserve a caesura between anxiety for the safety of their soldiers and apprehension about what comes next.
- The Anglo-Saxon idiom of Beowulf sounds particularly alien to modern ears: four stresses per line, separated in the middle by a strong pause, or caesura, with the third stress in .
- The event left a long scar on the minds of the Clintonians and forced a loud caesura in American and most Western peacekeeping on the continent.
- Christian Wulff in Reuters
One share is now one vote ...... This is a caesura in the history of Volkswagen,Wulff told reporters on the sidelines of the AGM.