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prolation

[proh-ley-shuh n] /proʊˈleɪ ʃən/
noun, Medieval Music.
1.
the time relationship between a semibreve and a minim in mensural notation.
Origin of prolation
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English prolacion < Latin prōlātiōn- (stem of prōlātiō) a bringing forward. See prolate, -ion
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