noun ago·ge \ə-ˈgō-jē, -ˈgō-gē, ˌä-gō-ˈgā\

Definition of agoge



Greek music

  1. :  rate of speed :  tempo

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Origin and Etymology of agoge

Greek agōgē, literally, act of carrying away, from agein to lead — more at agent

First Known Use: circa 1771

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to cast off or become cast off

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