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long meter Syllabification: long me·ter
(abbreviation: LM)

Definition of long meter in English:


(also long measure)
1A metrical pattern for hymns in which the stanzas have four lines with eight syllables each.
2 Prosody A quatrain of iambic tetrameters with alternate lines rhyming.
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