Dirge

(11 words)
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Literary/ Cultural Context Note

A lyric poem or song commemorating a death and expressing grief.
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Citation:
Editors. "Dirge". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=280, accessed 17 September 2014.]


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