Definition of anthology in English:
noun (plural anthologies)
1A published collection of poems or other pieces of writing: an anthology of European poetry
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- A young football fan is to see her name in print and her soccer poem published in an anthology.
- She notes that because much of today's market is dependent on college survey courses, among the volumes of poetry published, only anthologies can hope for mass-market success.
- She has had poetry published in several anthologies, and short stories in a range of journals and magazines.
1.1A published collection of songs or musical compositions issued in one album.
- You may find it more satisfying to listen to their early albums rather than this anthology.
- Any anthology of Lennon's work draws comparisons with his songwriting partner.
- Jay is currently working with past members of the band in order to put out an anthology for a soon to be issued pressing.
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- If only anthologists would give the date and title of collections that poems are drawn from they would help readers place the material in some context.
- He's one of England's most active and knowledgable anthologists.
- Despite the efforts of most anthologists, her writing also resists stereotyping.
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