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Heteronym Definition

Term coined by the Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa to describe an alter ego through which poets/authors can create work.

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Other Heteronym Definition

[n] two words are heteronyms if they are spelled the same way but differ in pronunciation (e.g. `bow')

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\Het"er*o*nym\, n. That which is heteronymous; a thing having a different name or designation from some other thing; -- opposed to homonym.

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