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[loh-gom-uh-kee] /loʊˈgɒm ə ki/

noun, plural logomachies.
a dispute about or concerning words.
an argument or debate marked by the reckless or incorrect use of words; meaningless battle of words.
a game played with cards, each bearing one letter, with which words are formed.
noun (pl) -chies
argument about words or the meaning of words

“contention about, or with, words,” 1560s, from logo- + -machy.


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