Meaning of dramatis personae

dram•a•tis per•so•nae

Pronunciation: (dram'u-tis pur-sō'nē, drä'mu-), [key]
  1. the characters in a play.
  2. a list of the characters preceding the text of a play.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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