Definition of Polyhymnia

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) the Muse of singing and mime and sacred dance.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Muse



Definition of Polyhymnia

1. n. The Muse of lyric poetry.

Definition of Polyhymnia

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) The Muse of sacred music. ¹

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Medical Definition of Polyhymnia

1. The Muse of lyric poetry. Origin: L, from Gr.; many + hymn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyhymnia

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polyhymnia (current term)
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Literary usage of Polyhymnia

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1. Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington by Philosophical Society of Washington (1874)
"Mr. RITTER then read a paper on SECULAR PERTURBATIONS OF polyhymnia BY JUPITER. ... The eccentricity of polyhymnia being very large the circumference, ..."

2. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1893)
"polyhymnia" was printed in 1590, as "Describing the honourable Triumph at Tylt before her Maiestie, on the hy^nmsi." 17 of November last past, ..."

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