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English definition of “elegy”

elegy

noun [C]     /ˈel.ə.dʒi/
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.Types of songsPoetry
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