[ buh-lah-tuh ]

noun,plural bal·la·te [buh-lah-tey]. /bəˈlɑ teɪ/.
  1. a 14th-century Italian verse form composed of stanzas beginning and ending with a refrain, often set to music and accompanied by dancing.

Origin of ballata

1755–65; <Italian <Old Provençal baladaballad

Words Nearby ballata Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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