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[mis-uh-ley-nee; British mi-sel-uh-nee] /ˈmɪs əˌleɪ ni; British mɪˈsɛl ə ni/

noun, plural miscellanies.
a collection or group of various or somewhat unrelated items.
a collection of literary compositions or pieces by several authors, dealing with various topics, assembled in a volume or book.
miscellanies, a collection of articles or entries, as in a book.
/mɪˈsɛlənɪ; US ˈmɪsəˌleɪnɪ/
noun (pl) -nies
a mixed assortment of items
(sometimes pl) a miscellaneous collection of essays, poems, etc, by different authors in one volume

“a mixture, medley,” 1590s, from Latin miscellanea “a writing on miscellaneous subjects,” originally “meat hash, hodge-podge” (food for gladiators), neuter plural of miscellaneus (see miscellaneous).


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