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el•e•gy



Pronunciation: (el'i-jē), [key]
n.,
pl. -gies.

1. a mournful, melancholy, or plaintive poem, esp. a funeral song or a lament for the dead.
2. a poem written in elegiac meter.
3. a sad or mournful musical composition.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

elegizeElegy Written in a Country Churchyard
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