Definition of literature in English:

literature

Line breaks: lit¦era|ture
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪt(ə)rətʃə
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'knowledge of books'): via French from Latin litteratura, from littera (see letter).

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