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mise en abyme

foreign term \mē-zäⁿ-nä-bēm\

Definition of mise en abyme

    :  placement at the center of an escutcheon of a smaller copy of the same escutcheon :  containment of an entity within another identical entity :  image of an image


Variants of mise en abyme

or

mise en abîme

\mē-zäⁿ-nä-bēm\

Origin and Etymology of mise en abyme

French


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