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Definitions of Homophone

Pronunciation : Hom"o*phone
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. F. homophone. See Homophonous.]
Definition : 1. A letter or character which expresses a like sound with another. Gliddon.

2. A word having the same sound as another, but differing from it in meaning and usually in spelling; as, all and awl; bare and bear; rite, write, right, and wright.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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