Stanza Definition

stănzə
stanzas
noun
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.
Webster's New World

(architecture) An apartment or division in a building.

Wiktionary

(computing) A structural element in XML.

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Other Word Forms of Stanza

Noun

Singular:
stanza
Plural:
stanzas

Origin of Stanza

  • From Italian stanza.

    From Wiktionary

  • Italian stance

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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