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epeisodion

[ep-ahy-soh-dee-on] /ˌɛp aɪˈsoʊ diˌɒn/
noun, plural epeisodia
[ep-ahy-soh-dee-uh] /ˌɛp aɪˈsoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in ancient Greek drama) an interlude or section alternating with the stasimon, especially in tragedy, varying in number from three to six and containing the main action of the drama.
Also, episode.
Origin
< Greek epeisódion; see episode
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