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internal rhyme

noun, Prosody
1.
a rhyme created by two or more words in the same line of verse.
2.
a rhyme created by words within two or more lines of a verse.
Origin of internal rhyme
1900-1905
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for internal rhyme

internal rhyme

noun
1.
(prosody) rhyme that occurs between words within a verse line
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