[ ah-lahr-gahn-doh, -gan-; Italian ahl-lahr-gahn-daw ]
/ ˌɑ lɑrˈgɑn doʊ, -ˈgæn-; Italian ˌɑl lɑrˈgɑn dɔ /
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becoming slower and broader.
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Origin of allargando
1890–95; <Italian: al to the + largando broadening. See large
Words nearby allargando
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Example sentences from the Web for allargando
In the second (Allegro, rising to Molto allegro, returning allargando) the Antar motive is seldom absent.Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies|Philip H. Goepp
British Dictionary definitions for allargando
/ (ˌɑːlɑːˈɡændəʊ) /
music (to be performed) with increasing slowness
Word Origin for allargando
Italian, from allargare to make slow or broad
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