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prolation

[ proh-ley-shuhn ]
/ proʊˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun Medieval Music.
the time relationship between a semibreve and a minim in mensural notation.
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Origin of prolation

1325–75; Middle English prolacion<Latin prōlātiōn- (stem of prōlātiō) a bringing forward. See prolate, -ion
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