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noun, plural stret·te [stret-ey] /ˈstrɛt eɪ/, stret·tas. Music.
  1. a concluding passage played at a faster tempo.
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Origin of stretta

1875–80; < Italian; feminine of stretto
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Historical Examples of stretta

  • The train started late, and travelled slowly; but he heard a porter bawling "Stretta Mill!"


    Leonard Merrick

  • In the morning, I went to the little village of Stretta, where the three Paolis were born.