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tercet
American English: /ˈtɛrsət/
British English: /ˈtəːsɪt/

Translation of tercet in Spanish:

noun

  • (Literature, Music)
    Example sentences
    • Both albums are rife with lyrical references to rolling hills, trees, creeks, dirty knees and breezes, and delivered in direct couplets or simply rhymed tercets.
    • To analyze a sonnet into quatrains and tercets is to recognize it as a sonnet, and so to relate it to a conventional lyrical category.
    • But instead of following the never-ending spiral of an apple peel, the story is delimited by closed circularity: it begins with the last tercets and closes with the first quatrains of a sonnet.
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