romance stanza

noun

Definition of romance stanza

: a six-line verse stanza common in metrical romances in which lines 1, 2, 4, and 5 of 4 accents each are rhymed and lines 3 and 6 of 3 accents each are rhymed

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“Romance stanza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/romance%20stanza. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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