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Definition of: antistrophe

(an·tistrə·fē) noun
1. In ancient Greek poetry, the verses sung by the chorus in a play while returning from left to right, in answer to the previous strophe.
2. In classical prosody, the lines of an ode comprising a stanza and alternating with the strophe.
3. The second of two alternating metrical systems in a poem. [<Gk. antistrophē <antistrephein turn against <anti- against, opposite + strephein turn]
—an·ti·stroph·ic
(an′ti·strofik) adjective

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