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da capo

[dah kah-poh; Italian dah kah-paw] /dɑ ˈkɑ poʊ; Italian dɑ ˈkɑ pɔ/
noun
1.
repeated from the beginning (used as a musical direction).
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Italian: literally, from the head; see da, chief
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da capo

/dɑː ˈkɑːpəʊ/
adjective, adverb
1.
(music) to be repeated (in whole or part) from the beginning
See also fine3
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Word Origin
C18: from Italian, literally: from the head
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