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chan•son de geste



Pronunciation: (shän-sôn du zhest'), [key]
pl. chan•sons de gestePronunciation: (shän-sôn du zhest'). [key]

(in medieval French literature) an epic poem written in assonant verse or rhyme about historical or legendary events or figures.

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