[ Spanish re-dawn-dee-lyah ]
/ Spanish ˌrɛ dɔnˈdi lyɑ /
a Spanish verse form in which each stanza consists of four lines, each with eight syllables, and a rhyme scheme abba.
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Origin of redondilla
1830–40; < Spanish, equivalent to redond(o) round (< Latin rotundus) + -illa diminutive suffix
Words nearby redondilla
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Example sentences from the Web for redondilla
The redondilla menor has the same form expressed in lines of less than eight syllables.Modern Spanish Lyrics|Various