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dramatis personae

noun plural dra·ma·tis per·so·nae \ˌdra-mə-təs-pər-ˈsō-(ˌ)nē, ˌdrä-, -ˌnī\

: the characters or actors in a play, movie, etc.

Full Definition of DRAMATIS PERSONAE

1
:  the characters or actors in a drama
2
singular in construction :  a list of the characters or actors in a drama
3
:  people who figure prominently in something (as an event)

Origin of DRAMATIS PERSONAE

New Latin
First Known Use: 1730

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