mise en abyme

French phrase
\ mē-zäⁿ-nä-bēm How to pronounce mise en abyme (audio) \
variants: or mise en abîme

Definition of mise en abyme

: placement at the escutcheon's center : depiction of the escutcheon itself within an escutcheon : image within an image : story within a story

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“Mise en abyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mise%20en%20abyme. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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