Internal-rhyme meaning

The definition of an internal rhyme is a rhyme that happens within a single line of poetry.

An example of internal rhyme is "while I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping."

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Rhyme that occurs within a line of verse, as in.
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The rhyming of words (in modern English poetry) or of stressed syllables (in old Germanic poetry) within the same line of a verse.

English example (perfect end rhyme of whole words in Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven):Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary.

Norse example (half rhyme of stressed syllables only, not of whole words, in the Þórsdrápa):endr til Ymsa kindar.

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(poetry) Rhyme involving a word or words not at the end of a line.
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