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epigraphnoun [C]

uk   /ˈep.ɪ.ɡrɑːf/  us   /-ɡræf/ specialized
a saying or a ​part of a ​poem, ​play, or ​book put at the ​beginning of a ​piece of writing to give the ​reader some ​idea of what the ​piece is about
(Definition of epigraph from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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