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miscellanea Syllabification: mis·cel·la·ne·a
Pronunciation: /ˌmisəˈlānēə/

Definition of miscellanea in English:

plural noun

Miscellaneous items, especially literary compositions, that have been collected together.
Example sentences
  • For several years I've been tucking away miscellanea about the record that intrigued me, and something tells me it's time to put it in play.
  • The other consists of a major collection of private papers and miscellanea related to she and her son.
  • It covers over 500 products and 175 materials, and includes domestic furniture, lighting, electrical appliances, clothing, textiles, transport, buildings and building materials, and a good deal of miscellanea.

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin, neuter plural of miscellaneus (see miscellaneous).

Words that rhyme with miscellanea

Albania, balletomania, bibliomania, crania, dipsomania, egomania, erotomania, kleptomania, Lithuania, Lusitania, mania, Mauritania, megalomania, monomania, nymphomania, Pennsylvania, Pomerania, pyromania, Rainier, Romania, Ruritania, Tasmania, Transylvania, Urania

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