a simile developed over several lines of verse, especially one used in an epic poem.
an extended simile, as used in the epic poetry of Homer and other writers
- Homer lea
[lee for 1; lee-uh for 2] /li for 1; ˈli ə for 2/ noun 1. Homer, 1876–1912, U.S. soldier and author: adviser 1911–12 to Sun Yat-sen in China. 2. a female given name, form of or . /liː/ noun 1. (poetic) a meadow or field 2. land that has been sown with grass seed /liː/ […]
[hohm-room, -roo m] /ˈhoʊmˌrum, -ˌrʊm/ noun 1. a classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade meet at certain times under the supervision of a teacher, who takes attendance and administers other school business. 2. (in an elementary school) the classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division […]
noun 1. (in touch typing) the row on a typewriter or computer keyboard that contains the keys (home keys) to which four fingers of each hand return as a base, on a QWERTY keyboard being A, S, D, and F for the left hand and J, K, L, and the semicolon for the right.
noun 1. self-government in local matters by a city, province, state, colony, or the like. noun 1. self-government, esp in domestic affairs 2. (US, government) the partial autonomy of cities and (in some states) counties, under which they manage their own affairs, with their own charters, etc, within the limits set by the state constitution […]