in medias res

adverb in me·di·as res \in-ˈme-dē-əs-ˈrās, -ˈmē-dē-əs-ˈrēz\

Definition of in medias res

  1. :  in or into the middle of a narrative or plot

Origin and Etymology of in medias res

Latin, literally, into the midst of things

First Known Use: 1786

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