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English definition of “ode”

ode

noun [C]     /əʊd/ US  /oʊd/
a poem expressing the writer's thoughts and feelings about a particular person or subject , usually written to that person or subject : 'Ode to a Nightingale ' and 'Ode on a Grecian Urn ' are poems by Keats.Poetry
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