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elegy

noun [C] uk   /ˈel.ə.dʒi/ us  
a sad poem or song, especially remembering someone who has died or something in the past: Gray's "Elegy in a Country Churchyard" is a famous English poem.
Translations of “elegy”
in Spanish elegía…
in French élégie…
in German die Elegie, das Klagelied…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指懷念故人或往事的)輓歌,輓詩…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指怀念故人或往事的)挽歌,挽诗…
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