Definition for DI'A-LOGUE

DI'A-LOGUE, n. [di'alog; Fr. dialogue; It. dialogo; Sp. id.; from Gr. διαλογος, from διαλεγομαι, to dispute; δια and λεγω, to speak.]

  1. A conversation or conference between two or more persons; particularly, a formal conversation in theatrical performances; also, an exercise in colleges and schools, in which two or more persons carry on a discourse.
  2. A written conversation, or a composition in which two or more persons are represented as conversing on some topic; as, the dialogues of Cicero de Oratore, and de Natura Deorum.

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