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allargando

[ah-lahr-gahn-doh, -gan-; Italian ahl-lahr-gahn-daw]
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adjective Music.
  1. becoming slower and broader.

Origin of allargando

1890–95; < Italian: al to the + largando broadening. See large
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British Dictionary definitions for allargando

allargando

adjective, adverb
  1. music (to be performed) with increasing slowness

Word Origin

Italian, from allargare to make slow or broad
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