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Poetry Definition

Word, phrase or line of verse which reads the same forwards or backwards e.g. 'Able was I ere I saw Elba.'


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Standard Definition

[n] a word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward

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\Pal"in*drome\, n. [Gr. ? running back again; ? again + ? to run: cf. F. palindrome.] A word, verse, or sentence, that is the same when read backward or forward; as, madam; Hannah; or Lewd did I live, & evil I did dwel.