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

 rhap·so·dy /ˈræpsədi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rhap·so·dy n.; pl. Rhapsodies
 1. A recitation or song of a rhapsodist; a portion of an epic poem adapted for recitation, or usually recited, at one time; hence, a division of the Iliad or the Odyssey; -- called also a book.
 2. A disconnected series of sentences or statements composed under excitement, and without dependence or natural connection; rambling composition. “A rhapsody of words.” --Shak. “A rhapsody of tales.”
 3. Mus. A composition irregular in form, like an improvisation; as, Liszt's “Hungarian Rhapsodies.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an epic poem adapted for recitation