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mel•o•dy



Pronunciation: (mel'u-dē), [key]
n.,
pl. -dies.

1. musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement.
2. Music.
a. the succession of single tones in musical compositions, as distinguished from harmony and rhythm.
b. the principal part in a harmonic composition; the air.
c. a rhythmical succession of single tones producing a distinct musical phrase or idea.
3. a poem suitable for singing.
4. intonation, as of a segment of connected speech.

Mel•o•dy



Pronunciation: (mel'u-dē), [key]
n.
a female given name.

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