Pronunciation: (ep"ī-sō'dē-on"), [key]
—pl. -di•aPronunciation: (-dē-u). [key]
(in ancient Greek drama) an interlude or section alternating with the stasimon, esp. in tragedy, varying in number from three to six and containing the main action of the drama. Also,episode.
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