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barcarolle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barcarolle  \Bar"ca*rolle\,  n.  [F.  barcarolle,  fr  It 
  barcaruola  fr  barca  bark,  barge.]  (Mus.) 
  a  A  popular  song  or  melody  sung  by  Venetian  gondoliers. 
  b  A  piece  of  music  composed  in  imitation  of  such  a  song. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  barcarolle 
  n  :  a  boating  song  sung  by  Venetian  gondoliers  [syn:  {barcarole}] 




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