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For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Meaning of "Terpsichore" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TERPSICHORE

Via Latin from Greek, from terpsikhoros delighting in the dance, from terpein to delight + khoros dance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TERPSICHORE

Terpsichore  [tɜːpˈsɪkərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TERPSICHORE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Terpsichore is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TERPSICHORE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Terpsichore

Terpsichore

In Greek mythology, Terpsichore "delight in dancing" was one of the nine Muses and goddess of dance and chorus. She lends her name to the word "terpsichorean" which means "of or relating to dance". She is usually depicted sitting down, holding a lyre, accompanying the ballerinas' choirs with her music. Her name comes from the Greek words τέρπω and χoρός.

Definition of Terpsichore in the English dictionary

The definition of Terpsichore in the dictionary is the Muse of the dance and of choral song.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TERPSICHORE


apothecary
əˈpɒθɪkərɪ
bakery
ˈbeɪkərɪ
bibliothecary
ˌbɪblɪˈɒθɪkərɪ
chiccory
ˈtʃɪkərɪ
chicory
ˈtʃɪkərɪ
cookery
ˈkʊkərɪ
fakery
ˈfeɪkərɪ
fikery
ˈfaɪkərɪ
flickery
ˈflɪkərɪ
formicary
ˈfɔːmɪkərɪ
hickory
ˈhɪkərɪ
hypothecary
hɪˈpɒθɪkərɪ
pickery
ˈpɪkərɪ
pothecary
ˈpɒθɪkərɪ
rakery
ˈreɪkərɪ
snickery
ˈsnɪkərɪ
spikery
ˈspaɪkərɪ
trickery
ˈtrɪkərɪ
vicary
ˈvɪkərɪ
Zachary
ˈzækərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TERPSICHORE

Terni
ternion
Ternopol
terotechnology
terpene
terpeneless
terpenic
terpenoid
terpineol
terpolymer
terpsichoreal
Terpsichorean

WORDS THAT END LIKE TERPSICHORE

anemochore
ashore
chore
chromophore
fluorophore
foreshore
hydrochore
inshore
isochore
kinetochore
Lahore
lakeshore
offshore
onshore
poechore
seashore
semaphore
shore
whore
zoochore

Synonyms and antonyms of Terpsichore in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Terpsichore» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TERPSICHORE

Find out the translation of Terpsichore to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Terpsichore from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Terpsichore» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

歌舞女神
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Terpsícore
570 millions of speakers

English

Terpsichore
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Terpsichore
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Terpsichore
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Терпсихора
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Terpsícore
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Terpsichore
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Terpsichore
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terpsichore
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Terpsichore
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

テルプシコレ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

테르 프시 코레
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Terpsichore
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nư thần khiêu vu và hát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Terpsichore
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टेरपिशोरोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Terpsichore
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Tersicore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Terpsichore
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Терпсихора
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Terpsichore
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Τερψιχόρη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Terpsichore
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Terpsichore
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Terpsichore
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Terpsichore

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TERPSICHORE»

The term «Terpsichore» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.537 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TERPSICHORE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Terpsichore

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2 QUOTES WITH «TERPSICHORE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Terpsichore.
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Ethel Barrymore
For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox
For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TERPSICHORE»

Discover the use of Terpsichore in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Terpsichore and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Terpsichore in Sneakers: Post-Modern Dance
Banes begins by considering the act of dance criticism itself, exploring its modes, methods, and underlying assumptions and examining the work of other critics.
Sally Banes, 2011
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Terpsichore
Ballroom dancing frees Michael Renard from his insecurities in social and academic situations.
John M. Brewer, 2012
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Social Dancing in America: Fair Terpsichore to the Ghost ...
Describes the history of social dancing in the United States from the complicated early set dances to modern breakdancing and the recent revival of swing, discussing how, why, and with whom Americans have danced.
Ralph G. Giordano, 2007
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Catalogue of the Cicadoidea (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha)
note) Equals Cephaloxys terpsichore Equals Dundubia intermerata (partim) Borneo, Sarawak, Myanmar. Indo-China, Thailand, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Tenesserim, Assam Dundubia terpsichore group Beuk 1998: 148 ( comp. note) ...
Allen F. Sanborn, 2013
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Astronomical, Magnetic and Meteorological Observations Made ...
58.2 34.1 6.9 42.7 H. Terpsichore . . . Weisse 0, 247 . . 16.9 52.4 25.0 1.0 33.2 9.2 31 25.03 32 0.87 0. 35.84 0 35.66 Terpsichore — Weisse 0, 247, Terpsichore . . . Weisse 0,247 . . 30.6 6. 1 38.7 14.5 47.3 23.0 . 32 38.87 Да Д i h. m. s. m. s. ...
‎1866
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The Astrology Book: The Encyclopedia of Heavenly Influences
TERPSICHORE Terpsichore, asteroid 81 (the 81st asteroid to be discovered, on September 30, 1864), is approximately 122 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.8 years. Terpsichore was named after the Greek muse of dance ...
James R. Lewis, 2003
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Dance music from the Ballets de cour 1575-1651: historical ...
F 496 have concordances in Terpsichore. These are presented in the following list: 1. a. F-Pn, Res. F496, p. 12: Ballet des Sorciers, 1601, Le Grand Ballet, second and third sections. b. Terpsichore, cclxii, a 4, "M.P.C," Ballet des Sorciers qu'il ...
David Joseph Buch, 1993
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Corpse de Ballet: A Nine Muses Mystery: Terpsichore
When successful Regency novelist Juliet Cherry lends her literary expertise to a friend choreographing a ballet based on Great Expectations, she discovers a backstage world filled with jealousy, tension, intrigue, and murder during a ...
Ellen Pall, 2002
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Herodotus, Books V and Vi. Terpsichore and Erato
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Herodotus, 2012
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The naval history of Great Britain, from the declaration of ...
To fly, however, was not to be borne ; and the Terpsichore continued standing on, without any alteration in her course. At 9 h. 30 m. the Spanish 12-pounder 34-gun frigate Mahonesa, Captain Don Tomas Ayaldi, having approached within hail ...
William James, Frederick Chamier, 1837

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TERPSICHORE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Terpsichore is used in the context of the following news items.
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Terpsichore's 'Spread the News' recital is May 31
MONROE — Terpsichore the Dancerschool of Monroe will hold its annual recital with two shows on Sunday, May 31, at Monroe-Woodbury High School. «The Photo News, May 15»
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Public radio's Ira Glass returns; this time, he'll share the stage with …
Bonus: A free outdoor performance by Peter Petty and His Titans of Terpsichore before the show in the Corin Courtyard adjacent to the box office. Light meals ... «Davis Enterprise, Mar 15»
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Hilotrons 'To Trip with Terpsichore' (album stream)
Experimental Ottawa outfit Hilotrons are set to release their latest LP To Trip with Terpsichore next week, but you can stream the whole thing in advance, right ... «Exclaim!, Feb 15»
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Hilotrons Unveil 'To Trip with Terpsichore' LP, Share Video
The LP is called To Trip with Terpsichore, and it's due out on February 24 through Label ... If you're suitably impressed, To Trip with Terpsichore is available to ... «Exclaim!, Jan 15»
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Empire Theatre statue in Sunderland removed for safety reasons …
A statue which has been a feature of a city's skyline for decades has been grounded. The statue of Terpsichore at the top of Empire Theatre in Sunderland had ... «ChronicleLive, Jan 15»
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Terpsichore Brings Energy and Flair to the World Music Hall
Given that the Terpsichore Fall Dance Concert had three shows in two days, it wouldn't have been surprising if the last show on Saturday afternoon had little ... «The Wesleyan Argus, Nov 14»
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Fess' family house: Professor Longhair's daughter creates a tribute …
Details: Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard will be blocked off between Felicity and Terpsichore to created a street mall for The Central City Festival, with live music, ... «The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com, Nov 14»
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Terpsichore differs from years prior but show goes on
Sophomore Angela McNeal dances to the soundtrack of “The Lion King” during a rehearsal for the Terpsichore Spring show “Enigma”. (Casey Mendoza/TKS). «The Knox Student, May 14»
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Stories Of Loss, Brightened By Luminous Language
"Some Terpsichore" is classic McCracken — a consummately bizarre yet oddly moving love story. The handsaw at its center, which is likened to "a house key ... «NPR, May 14»
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Terpsichore to mount first mainstage show
Next Wednesday, the dance group Terpsichore will have its first Lang Performing Arts Center mainstage show at 6:30 p.m. The show will feature nine dance ... «Swarthmore College The Phoenix Online, May 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Terpsichore [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/terpsichore>. Mar 2020 ».
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