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English Dictionary: tetralogy by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
tetralogy
n
  1. a series of four related works (plays or operas or novels)
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Tetralogy \Te*tral"o*gy\, n. [Gr. [?]; te`tra- (see {Tetra-}) +
      [?] a speech, discourse: cf. F. t[82]tralogie.] (Gr. Drama)
      A group or series of four dramatic pieces, three tragedies
      and one satyric, or comic, piece (or sometimes four
      tragedies), represented consequently on the Attic stage at
      the Dionysiac festival.
  
      Note: A group or series of three tragedies, exhibited
               together without a fourth piese, was called a trilogy.
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