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serenata

[ ser-uh-nah-tuh ]
/ 藢s蓻r 蓹藞n蓱 t蓹 /
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noun, plural ser路e路na路tas, ser路e路na路te [ser-uh-nah-tey]. /藢s蓻r 蓹藞n蓱 te瑟/. Music.
a form of secular cantata, often of a dramatic or imaginative character.
an instrumental composition in several movements, intermediate between the suite and the symphony.
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Origin of serenata

1715鈥25; <Italian serenata evening song, equivalent to seren(o) serene + -ata noun suffix, associated with sera evening; cf. soiree
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British Dictionary definitions for serenata

serenata
/ (藢s蓻r瑟藞n蓱藧t蓹) /

noun
an 18th-century cantata, often dramatic in form
another word for serenade

Word Origin for serenata

C18: from Italian; see serenade
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