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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

mise en abyme or mise en abîme \mē-zäⁿ-nä-bēm\

Origin of MISE EN ABYME

French

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