Meaning of strophe
Pronunciation: (strō'fē), [key]
- the part of an ancient Greek choral ode sung by the chorus when moving from right to left.
- the movement performed by the chorus during the singing of this part.
- the first of the three series of lines forming the divisions of each section of a Pindaric ode.
- (in modern poetry) any separate section or extended movement in a poem, distinguished from a stanza in that it does not follow a regularly repeated pattern.
- strophe (Thesaurus)