First attested in 1602. From
Middle English , from armonye Old French / harmonie , from armonie Latin , from harmonia Ancient Greek ( ἁρμονία harmonia, “ joint, union, agreement, concord of sounds ”).
harmony ( plural ) harmonies
Agreement or accord.
America's social — harmony has depended at least to some degree on economic growth. It is easier to get along when everyone, more or less, is getting ahead. Evan Thomas, , Newsweek 2010-12-04 Why It’s Time to Worry A pleasing
combination of elements, or arrangement of sounds.
( music ) The academic study of chords.
( music ) Two or more notes played simultaneously to produce a chord.
( music ) The relationship between two distinct musical pitches (musical pitches being frequencies of vibration which produce audible sound) played simultaneously. A literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency.
a harmony of the Gospels
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agreement or accord
انسجام ( m insijām), توافق ( m tawāfuq) Chinese:
和諧 , (zh) 和谐 ( (zh) héxié), 和睦 ( (zh) hémù), 調和 , (zh) 调和 ( (zh) tiáohé) Czech:
soulad (cs) m Dutch:
samenklank (nl) , m eendracht (nl) , f overeenstemming (nl) f Esperanto:
harmonia (fi) French:
harmonie (fr) f German:
Harmonie (de) f Greek:
αρμονία (el) ( f armonía), αρμονικότητα ( (el) armonikótita) Icelandic:
jafnvægi (is) , n samlyndi (is) , n samræmi (is) n Indonesian:
keselarasan (id) Italian:
armonia (it) f
pleasing combination of elements, or arrangement of sounds
music: the academic study of chords
music: two or more notes played simultaneously to produce a chord
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