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[ahy-suh-koh-luh n] /ˈaɪ səˌkoʊ lən/
noun, plural isocola [ahy-suh-koh-luh] /ˈaɪ səˌkoʊ lə/ (Show IPA). Rhetoric.
a figure of speech or sentence having a parallel structure formed by the use of two or more clauses, or cola, of similar length, as “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”.
Origin of isocolon
< Greek isokōlon, from neuter of isokōlos ‘of equal members’, equivalent to iso- + colon1 ( def 2 ) Unabridged
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