Hillary Chybinski: one little word 2009. . .

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

one little word 2009. . .



Pronunciation: \ˈhär-mə-nē\
Function: noun

Middle English armony, from Anglo-French armonie, from Latin harmonia, from Greek, joint, harmony, from harmos joint — more at arm

Date: 14th century

1 archaic : tuneful sound : melody

2 a: the combination of simultaneous musical notes in a chord b: the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords c: the science of the structure, relation, and progression of chords

3 a: pleasing or congruent arrangement of parts b: correspondence , accord c: internal calm : tranquillity

4 a: an interweaving of different accounts into a single narrative b: a systematic arrangement of parallel literary passages (as of the Gospels) for the purpose of showing agreement or harmony.

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