- Stanza is a group of lines that are part of a poem.
An example of a stanza is the first four lines in a 12-line poem.
a group of lines of verse forming one of the divisions of a poem or song: it is usually made up of four or more lines and often has a regular pattern in the number of lines and the arrangement of meter and rhyme
Origin of stanzaItalian literally , stopping place, room ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form stantia: see stance
One of the divisions of a poem, composed of two or more lines usually characterized by a common pattern of meter, rhyme, and number of lines.
Origin of stanzaItalian; see stance.
From Italian stanza.