a graceful folk dance of Sicily.
the music for this dance.
- Also si·cil·i·a·na [si-sil-ee-ah-nah, -nuh]. /sɪˌsɪl iˈɑ nɑ, -nə/.
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How to use siciliano in a sentence
The picture over this altar is the work of Jacomo siciliano.The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2) | John Evelyn
It is worth twenty-five lire, but I will make a special price for you because you love Sicily and are like a siciliano.The Call of the Blood | Robert Smythe Hichens
Dance-measures, the passacaglia, even the jig, are not excluded; and a chorale has its counterpoint in a siciliano.Sebastian Bach | Reginald Lane Poole
Juan siciliano settled in Mexico, where he died a natural death.The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2) | Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Poor siciliano had to waste his power in occasional poems for his subsistence, and was thus unable to produce any lasting work.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI) | Heinrich Graetz
British Dictionary definitions for siciliano
an old dance in six-beat or twelve-beat time
music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
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