cesura definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of caesura.
    • alternate spelling of caesura.
    • See cæsura.
    • In prosody, a division produced in a line because of the cancellation of a word, specially when this coincides with a pause in distribution or recitation.
    • Variant of caesura.
    • alternate spelling of caesura.
    • See cæsura.
    • In prosody, a division built in a line because of the termination of a word, particularly when this coincides with a pause in distribution or recitation.

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