Parnassian



[pahr-nas-ee-uh n] /pɑrˈnæs i ən/

adjective
1.
pertaining to Mount Parnassus.
2.
pertaining to poetry.
3.
of, relating to, or noting a school of French poets of the latter half of the 19th century, characterized chiefly by a belief in art for art’s sake, by an emphasis on metrical form, and by the repression of emotive elements: so called from Le Parnasse Contemporain, the title of their first collection of poems, published in 1866.
noun
4.
a member of the Parnassian school of French poets.
/pɑːˈnæsɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Mount Parnassus or poetry
/pɑːˈnæsɪən/
noun
1.
one of a school of French poets of the late 19th century who wrote verse that emphasized metrical form and restricted emotion
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Parnassians or their poetry

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