tricolon  tricolon
 tri-co'-lon from Gk. tri, "three" and kolon, "clause"

Three parallel elements of the same length occurring together in a series.


Veni, vidi, vici. —Julius Caesar
"I came; I saw; I conquered." However, the English is not a true tricolon, for its verbs are not all the same length, as is the case in the Latin)

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