Definition of antistrophe
1 a : the repetition of words in reversed order b : the repetition of a word or phrase at the end of successive clauses
2 a : a returning movement in Greek choral dance exactly answering to a previous strophe b : the part of a choral song delivered during the antistrophe
Origin of antistrophe
Late Latin, from Greek antistrophē, from anti- + strophē strophe
First Known Use: circa 1550
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