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epopee

[ep-uh-pee, ep-uh-pee] /ˈɛp əˌpi, ˌɛp əˈpi/
noun
1.
an epic.
2.
epic poetry.
Also, epopoeia
[ep-uh-pee-uh] /ˌɛp əˈpi ə/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; < French épopée < Greek epopoiía, equivalent to épo(s) epos + poi(eîn) to make + -ia -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for epopee

epopee

/ˈɛpəʊˌpiː; French epɔpe/
noun
1.
an epic poem
2.
epic poetry in general
Word Origin
C17: from French épopée, from Greek epopoiia, from epos + poiein to make
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