canzona

[kan-zoh-nuh; Italian kahn-tsaw-nah]
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canzona

noun
  1. a type of 16th- or 17th-century contrapuntal music, usually for keyboard, lute, or instrumental ensemble

Word Origin for canzona

C19: from Italian, from Latin cantiō song, from canere to sing
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