Altisonous Al*tis"o*nous (-n[u^]s), a. [L. altisonus.] Altisonant. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • altisonous — † alˈtisonous, a. Obs. 0 [f. L. altison us (f. alti high + son us sounding) + ous.] = prec. in Bailey; whence in Johnson and mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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