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ot•ta•va ri•ma



Pronunciation: (ō-tä'vu rē'mu), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ottava-rima.html on line 75 [key]
pl. ot•ta•va ri•mas.

an Italian stanza of eight lines, each of eleven syllables (or, in the English adaptation, of ten or eleven syllables), the first six lines rhyming alternately and the last two forming a couplet with a different rhyme: used in Keats' Isabella and Byron's Don Juan.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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