Etymology
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collage (n.)

form of abstract art in which photos, newspaper clippings, found objects, etc., are glued onto a surface, 1919 (Wyndham Lewis), from French collage "a pasting," from Old French coller "to glue," from Greek kolla "glue," a word of uncertain origin, perhaps Pre-Greek.

Origin and meaning of collage

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Definitions of collage

collage (n.)
a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image;
he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map
Synonyms: montage
collage (n.)
any collection of diverse things;
a collage of memories
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