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English definition of “rhyme”

rhyme

noun [C/U]    /rɑɪm/
literature two or more words with the same final sound, or the use of such words, esp. at the ends of lines in a poem or song: [C] Can you think of a rhyme for "orange"? [U] She does not use rhyme in her poems.
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