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Meaning of idyll

i•dyll

Pronunciation: (īd'l), [key]
— n.
  1. a poem or prose composition, usually describing pastoral scenes or events or any charmingly simple episode, appealing incident, or the like.
  2. a simple descriptive or narrative piece in verse or prose.
  3. material suitable for such a work.
  4. an episode or scene of idyllic charm.
  5. a brief or inconsequential romantic affair.
  6. a composition, usually instrumental, of a pastoral or sentimental character.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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