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And abecedarius (a poem in which the lines or stanzas begin with the letters of the alphabet — in order).
In retrospect, the three stanzas seem to contain the best and worst of a country’s impulses.
The test prep materials neglected to insert the stanza break.
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.
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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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