- a love affair, esp a secret or illicit one
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a•mour (ə mŏŏr′),USA pronunciation n.
- a love affair.
- an illicit or secret love affair.
- Latin amōrem accusative of amor love, equivalent. to am(āre) to love + -or -or1; compare amoretto
- Old Provencal
- Middle French, Old French amo(u)r, representing a dialect, dialectal form or
- Middle English 1250–1300
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