Definition of apostrophe
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LNS
apostrophē, apostrophēs
apostrophe
ἀποστροφή
noun (f., 1st Greek declension)
  1. a rhetorical figure, when the speaker turns from the judges or his hearers, and addresses some other person or thing, an apostrophe
Abbreviations
apostrophē, ēs, f., = ἀποστροφή (a turning away), a rhetorical figure, when the speaker turns from the judges or his hearers, and addresses some other person or thing, an apostrophe, Quint. 9, 2, 38; 9, 3, 24; Mart. Cap. 5, p. 171 (e. g. Cic. Lig. 3 sq.; Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 9 al.).
 
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