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Definition of "epos" [ep•os]

  • A number of poems, not formally united, that treat an epic theme. (noun)
  • An epic. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "epos" in a sentence
  • "The epos is the calm quiet representation of an action in progress."
  • "In this way he discovers amidst these ruins the thread of an old connection, a kind of epos, the theme of which was the glorification of the people of Israel, a theme which finds a prelude even in the primitive history of the human race."
  • "(TSX: SEG), a Canadian-owned Mexican-based mining operations company; TVN Niagara Inc., a venture vying to become the Niagara Peninsula's first over-the-air television broadcaster; AGS Inc., an "epos""