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Dec 22, 2005
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epos

Pronunciation RealAudio (EP-os) noun

1. An epic.
2. A number of poems, not formally united or transmitted orally, that treat an epic theme.

[From Latin, from Greek epos (speech, word).]

See more usage examples of epos in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

"Not many people outside South Sulawesi know about this most unique epos, La Galigo."
Carla Bianpoen; Jakarta Post; Ancient Bugis Epos Goes International; The Jakarta Post (Indonesia); Jan 15, 2004.

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