largo

[ lahr-goh ]
/ ˈlɑr goʊ /
Music.

adjective, adverb

slow; in a broad, dignified style.

noun, plural lar·gos.

a largo movement.

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Origin of largo

From Italian, dating back to 1675–85; see origin at large

Definition for largo (2 of 2)

Largo
[ lahr-goh ]
/ ˈlɑr goʊ /

noun

a town in W Florida.
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British Dictionary definitions for largo

largo
/ (ˈlɑːɡəʊ) music /

adjective, adverb

to be performed slowly and broadly

noun plural -gos

a piece or passage to be performed in this way

Word Origin for largo

C17: from Italian, from Latin largus large
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