Sym"plo*ce (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. an interweaving, fr. to twine together; + to twine.] Rhet.

The repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning and another at the end of successive clauses; as, Justice came down from heaven to view the earth; Justice returned to heaven, and left the earth.


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