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discord

Music a combination of musical notes containing one or more dissonant intervals

discord

[′di‚skȯrd]
(acoustics)

Discord

See also Confusion.
Andras
demon of discord. [Occultism: Jobes, 93]
discord, apple of
caused conflict among goddesses; Trojan War ultimate result. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 43]
Discordia
goddess of strife and discord. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 83]
Eris
goddess of discord; threw apple of discord among Peleus’s wedding guests. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 95]
54-40 or Fight!
slogan alluding to disputed borders of Oregon territory under joint British and U.S. occupation. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 241]
Gaza Strip
small coastal desert on borders of Egypt and Israel, the control of which has been in continual dispute. [Middle East. Hist.: Payton, 264]
Great Schism, the
Catholic Church divided over papal succession (1378–1417). [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 376–379]
onyx
provokes disagreement and separates lovers. [Gem. Symbolism: Kunz, 98–99]
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