Definition for SE'QUENCE

SE'QUENCE, n. [Fr. from L. sequens, sequor; It. seguenza.]

  1. A following, or that which follows; a consequent. – Brown.
  2. Order of succession. How art thou a king / But by fair sequence and succession? – Shak.
  3. Series; arrangement; method. – Bacon.
  4. In music, a regular alternate succession of similar chords. – Busby.

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