Definition of strophe
2a : the movement of the classical Greek chorus while turning from one side to the other of the orchestrab : the part of a Greek choral ode sung during the strophe of the dance
Origin and Etymology of strophe
Greek strophē, literally, act of turning, from strephein to turn, twist
First Known Use: 1603
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