Definition of polyphony noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

polyphony

 noun
noun
NAmE//pəˈlɪfəni//
 
[uncountable](music)
 
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the combination of several different patterns of musical notes sung together to form a single piece of music synonym counterpoint
NAmE//ˌpɑliˈfɑnɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: polyphony