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tetralogy

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noun te·tral·o·gy \te-ˈträ-lə-jē, -ˈtra-\

Definition of tetralogy

plural te·tral·o·gies

  1. 1 :  a group of four dramatic pieces presented consecutively on the Attic stage at the Dionysiac festival

  2. 2 :  a series of four connected works (as operas or novels)



Origin of tetralogy

Greek tetralogia, from tetra- + -logia -logy


First Known Use: 1656

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