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homophony


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homophony  \Ho*moph"o*ny\,  n.  [Gr.  ?:  cf  F.  homophonie.] 
  1.  Sameness  of  sound. 
 
  2.  (Mus.) 
  a  Sameness  of  sound;  unison. 
  b  Plain  harmony,  as  opposed  to  polyphony.  See 
  {Homophonous}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  homophony 
  n  1:  the  same  pronunciation  for  words  of  different  origins 
  2:  part  music  with  one  dominant  voice  (in  a  homophonic  style) 




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