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alexandrine

noun, al·ex·an·drine often capitalized \-ˈzan-ˌdrēn, -drən, -ˌdrīn\

Definition of ALEXANDRINE

:  a line of verse of 12 syllables consisting regularly of 6 iambs with a caesura after the third iamb
alexandrine adjective

Origin of ALEXANDRINE

French alexandrin, adjective, from Alexandre Alexander the Great; from its use in a poem on Alexander
First Known Use: 1667

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