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siciliano

[si-sil-ee-ah-noh]
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noun, plural si·cil·i·a·nos.
  1. a graceful folk dance of Sicily.
  2. the music for this dance.
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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

noun plural -ianos
  1. an old dance in six-beat or twelve-beat time
  2. music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
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Word Origin

Italian: Sicilian
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