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noun [singular/uncountable] homage pronunciation in American English /ˈhɑmɪdʒ/
 
  1. something that someone does or says in order to show respect or admiration
    pay homage to: a memorial to pay homage to the victims
    1. a.
      a way of showing respect to an artist, writer, musician, etc. by using their style or ideas in your own work
      homage to: This poem is a homage to Walt Whitman.
    2. b.
      a formal speech or action by which people show their loyalty to a king or leader
      He received the homage of his chieftains.
 

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