Meaning Strophe
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In Greek drama, the strophe (turning) signified the first section of a choral ode, and was recited by the Chorus as it moved across the stage. The Chorus’s movement back to its original side was acc [..]
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c. 1600, from Greek strophe "stanza," originally "a turning," in reference to the section of an ode sung by the chorus while turning in one direction, from strephein "to turn, [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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In classical Greek literature like the play Antigonê and the Pindaric Odes, the strophe and the antistrophe were alternating stanzas sung aloud. In drama, the chorus would sing the strophe, probably [..]
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A stanza or other grouping of lines within a poem. In classical odes the term is used of the first group of lines which might be followed by an antistrophe which exactly replicates the form of the str [..]
Source: english.cam.ac.uk

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The first stanza of a Pindaric ode. See ode.  
Source: poetsgraves.co.uk

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(n) one section of a lyric poem or choral ode in classical Greek drama
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(prosody) A turn in verse, as from one metrical foot to another, or from one side of a chorus to the other. (prosody) The section of an ode that the chorus chants as it moves from right to left ac [..]
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