Definition of long meter in English:

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long meter

(abbreviation LM)

noun

(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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