MelopoeiaMel`o*p[oe]"ia\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; ?; song + ? to make.] (Mus.) The art of forming melody; melody; -- now often used for a melodic passage, rather than a complete melody.
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
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