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PALINDROME

PALINDROME.
1. A WORD, PHRASE, or longer expression that reads the same backwards as it does forwards: for example, the words level and noon, and the phrases Madam, I'm Adam and Able was I ere I saw Elba.

2. Also REVERSAL, semordnilap (a backward palindrome). A word that spells another word when reversed: for example, doom, evil, warts, and the trade names Serutan, Trebor.

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palindrome

pal·in·drome / ˈpalinˌdrōm/ • n. a word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward, e.g., madam or nurses run. DERIVATIVES: pal·in·drom·ic / ˌpalinˈdrämik/ adj. pa·lin·dro·mist / pəˈlindrəmist/ n.

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palindrome

palindrome a word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backwards as forwards, e.g. madam, nurses run, or (in relation to Napoleon) able was I ere I saw Elba.

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palindrome

palindrome XVII. — Gr. palíndromos running back again, f. pálin again + drom-, drameîn run.

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palindrome

palindrome: see anagram.

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palindrome

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