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Noun: caesura (caesurae,caesuras)  si'z(y)û-ru or si'zhûr-u
  1. A pause or interruption (as in a conversation)
    "after an ominous caesura the preacher continued"
  2. A break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line

Derived forms: caesurae, caesuras

Type of: break, inflection, intermission, interruption, pause, prosody, suspension

Encyclopedia: Caesura