siciliano

[ si-sil-ee-ah-noh ]
/ sɪˌsɪl iˈɑ noʊ /

noun, plural si·cil·i·a·nos.

a graceful folk dance of Sicily.
the music for this dance.

Nearby words

  1. sicht,
  2. sichuan,
  3. sicilia,
  4. sicilian,
  5. sicilian vespers,
  6. sicilies, two,
  7. sicily,
  8. sick,
  9. sick and tired,
  10. sick as a dog

Also si·cil·i·a·na [si-sil-ee-ah-nah, -nuh] /sɪˌsɪl iˈɑ nɑ, -nə/.

Origin of siciliano

1715–25; < Italian: literally, Sicilian

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British Dictionary definitions for siciliana

siciliano

/ (sɪˌsɪlɪˈɑːnəʊ, ˌsɪtʃɪˈljɑːnəʊ) /

noun plural -ianos

an old dance in six-beat or twelve-beat time
music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance

Word Origin for siciliano

Italian: Sicilian

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