trilogy- [ tril-uh-jee ] -/ ˈtrɪl ə dʒi / – Noun, plural tril·o·gies.
- a series or group of three plays, novels, operas, etc., that, although individually complete, are closely related in theme, sequence, or the like.
- (in ancient Greek drama) a series of three complete and usually related tragedies performed at the festival of Dionysus and forming a tetralogy with the satyr play.
- a group of three related things.
WORDS RELATED TO TRILOGY
threesome, triumvirate, troika, triad, leash, triple, trinity, trine, triplet, triangle, triplicate, triptych, trey, ternion, trio, triplicity, third, trichotomy, trivium, ternary
ORIGIN OF TRILOGY
From the Greek word trilogía, dating back to 1655–65.
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRILOGY
- Coming into this trilogy, what was the scariest aspect of revisiting Middle-earth for you?
- From H.L. Mencken: The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers and published by The Library of America.
- Ben H. Winters is out this July with the eagerly anticipated finale to his critically acclaimed The Last Policeman trilogy.
- Cuse: So Guillermo worked with Chuck Hogan and turned The Strain into a trilogy of novels.
- Take, for example, another YA juggernaut: The Hunger Games trilogy.
- Comedy is the title which Dante gives to his trilogy and posterity has added the prefix adjective divine.
- Here they are—miles of them—long as a Wagner trilogy, and as richly orchestrated.
- The trilogy is completed by ‘Pearls of the Faith,’ in which the poet tells the beads of a pious Moslem.
- The Persians, the earliest of his extant pieces, formed part of a trilogy which gained the prize in 472 B.C.
- It was one of a trilogy, a series of three plays dealing with the misfortunes of Oedipus’ race.