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ep·o·pee  audio  (p-p) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. Epic poetry, especially as a literary genre.
  2. An epic poem.

ETYMOLOGY:
French épopée, from Greek epopoii : epos, song, word; see wekw- in Indo-European roots + poiein, to make; see kwei-2 in Indo-European roots


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