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dal segno

[dahl seyn-yoh; Italian dahl se-nyaw] /dɑl ˈseɪn yoʊ; Italian dɑl ˈsɛ nyɔ/
go back to the sign marking the beginning of a repeat (used as a musical direction).
Origin of dal segno
1850-55; < Italian: from the sign; see sign Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for dal segno

dal segno

/ˈdæl ˈsɛnjəʊ/
adjective, adverb
(music) (of a piece of music) to be repeated from the point marked with a sign to the word fine
See also fine3
Word Origin
Italian, literally: from the sign
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