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an·thol·o·gy

 (ăn-thŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. an·thol·o·gies
1. A collection of literary pieces, such as poems, short stories, or plays.
2. A miscellany, assortment, or catalog, as of complaints, comments, or ideas: "The Irish love their constitution for what it is: an anthology of the clerical-nationalist ideas of 1936" (Economist).

[Medieval Greek anthologiā, collection of epigrams, from Greek, flower gathering, from anthologein, to gather flowers : antho-, antho- + logos, a gathering (from legein, to gather; see leg- in Indo-European roots).]

an′tho·log′i·cal (ăn′thə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.

anthology

(ænˈθɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a collection of literary passages or works, esp poems, by various authors
2. any printed collection of literary pieces, songs, works of art, etc
[C17: from Medieval Latin anthologia, from Greek, literally: a flower gathering, from anthos flower + legein to collect]
anthological adj
anˈthologist n

an•thol•o•gy

(ænˈθɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a book or other collection of selected writings, often in the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same subject.
2. any collection of selected works, as songs, paintings, etc.
[1630–40; < Latin anthologia < Greek: literally, gathering of flowers. See antho-, -logy]
an•tho•log•i•cal (ˌæn θəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.

anthology

a collection of prayers used for solemn feasts in the Orthodox Eastern Church. See also books.
See also: Christianity
a collection of stories, poems, or other literary material. See also christianity. — anthologist, n.
See also: Literature
a collection of writings by various authors. — anthologist, n.
See also: Collections and Collecting

Anthology

 a collection of flowers; items culled from literature. See also garland, treasury.
Examples: anthology of causes and effects, 1878; of epigrams; of flowers, 1755; of hymns, 1775; of poems; of pros’ [‘prostitutes’]—Lipton, 1970; of prose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthology - a collection of selected literary passagesanthology - a collection of selected literary passages
compendium, collection - a publication containing a variety of works
diwan, divan - a collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author)
florilegium, miscellany, garland - an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
omnibus - an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author

anthology

Translations
antologie
antologitekstsamling
antologija
antológia
safnrit
antologija
antoloģija
antolojigüldeste

anthology

[ænˈθɒlədʒɪ] Nantología f

anthology

[ænˈθɒlədʒi] n [poetry, stories, writings] → anthologie f

anthology

nAnthologie f

anthology

[ænˈθɒlədʒɪ] nantologia

anthology

(ӕnˈθolədʒi) plural anˈthologies noun
a collection of pieces of poetry or prose. an anthology of love poems.
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