Meaning of MISE EN ABYME in English

MISE EN ABYME

transcription, транскрипция: [ foreign term ]

or mise en abîme mē-zäⁿ-nä-bēm

Etymology: French

: placement at the center of an escutcheon of a smaller copy of the same escutcheon : containment of an entity within another identical entity : image of an image

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.