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Noun: rhapsody  rap-su-dee
  1. An enthusiastic expression of emotion
    "rhapsodies of joy"
  2. (music) a free instrumental composition in one extended movement; typically emotional or exuberant in character
  3. (in ancient Greece) an epic poem adapted for recitation

Derived forms: rhapsodies

Type of: epic, epic poem, epos, heroic poem, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, music

Encyclopedia: Rhapsody