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elegynoun [C]

 us   /ˈel·ə·dʒi/
literature a ​sadpoem or ​song, esp. ​remembering someone who has ​died or something in the past
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elegynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈel.ə.dʒi/
a ​sadpoem or ​song, ​especiallyremembering someone who has ​died or something in the past: Gray's "Elegy in a Country Churchyard" is a ​famousEnglishpoem.
(Definition of elegy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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