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trilogy

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noun tril·o·gy \ˈtri-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of trilogy

  • : a series of three novels, movies, etc., that are closely related and involve the same characters or themes

Full Definition of trilogy

plural tril·o·gies

  1. :  a series of three dramas or literary works or sometimes three musical compositions that are closely related and develop a single theme

Examples of trilogy

  1. the last book in the trilogy



Origin of trilogy

Greek trilogia, from tri- + -logia -logy


First Known Use: circa 1661



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