Recent Examples of stanza from the Web
The test prep materials neglected to insert the stanza break.
Of the five stanzas in Lee’s record, only the first two are in the Willie John record.
And with a stanza of a song that Mr. Santana wrote, the defense lawyer moved to portray the witness as a man with a distrust of law enforcement that predated the shooting.
This 15-word stanza sparked an array of debate among fans and celebrities.
And, in a way, the book was the end of a particular kind of recognizable verse for her; no stanza could contain it.
Most notable is a stinging stanza that recalls being trapped by the realities of a knock-up.
Surely not since Thomas Wentworth Higginson puzzled gamely over the stanzas of a faithful reader from Amherst named Emily Dickinson has an Atlantic editor devoted so much honorable toil to the art.
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Origin and Etymology of stanza
Italian, stay, abode, room, stanza, from Vulgar Latin *stantia stay — more at stance
First Known Use: 1589
STANZA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stanza for English Language Learners
: a group of lines in a poem
STANZA Defined for Kids
Definition of stanza for Students
: a group of lines forming a division of a poem
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