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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·so·nance /ˈkɑn(t)s(ə)nən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·so·nance Con·so·nan·cy, n.
 1. Mus. Accord or agreement of sounds produced simultaneously, as a note with its third, fifth, and eighth.
 2. Agreement or congruity; harmony; accord; consistency; suitableness.
    The perfect consonancy of our persecuted church to the doctrines of Scripture and antiquity.   --Hammond.
    The optic nerve responds to the waves with which it is in consonance.   --Tyndall.
 3. Friendship; concord. [Obs.]
    By the consonancy of our youth.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Agreement; accord; consistency; unison; harmony; congruity; suitableness; agreeableness.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns)
           especially at the ends of words [syn: consonant rhyme]
      2: the property of sounding harmonious [syn: harmoniousness]