siciliano

[si-sil-ee-ah-noh]
noun, plural sicilianos.
1.
a graceful folk dance of Sicily.
2.
the music for this dance.
Also, siciliana [si-sil-ee-ah-nah, -nuh] .


Origin:
1715–25; < Italian: literally, Sicilian

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siciliano (sɪˌsɪlɪˈɑːnəʊ, ˌsɪtʃɪˈljɑːnəʊ)
 
n , pl -ianos
1.  an old dance in six-beat or twelve-beat time
2.  music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
 
[Italian: Sicilian]

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