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anaphora


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anaphora  \A*naph"o*ra\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  to  carry  up  or 
  back  ?  +  ?  to  carry.]  (Rhet.) 
  A  repetition  of  a  word  or  of  words  at  the  beginning  of  two  or 
  more  successive  clauses. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anaphora 
  n  1:  using  a  pronoun  or  other  pro-word  instead  of  repeating  a 
  word 
  2:  repetition  of  a  word  or  phrase  as  the  beginning  of 
  successive  clauses  [syn:  {epanaphora}] 




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