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musicale

[myoo-zi-kal] /ˌmyu zɪˈkæl/
noun
1.
a music program forming the main part of a social occasion.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism; < French, short for soirée musicale musical evening
Can be confused
musical, musicale.
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British Dictionary definitions for musicale

musicale

/ˌmjuːzɪˈkɑːl/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a party or social evening with a musical programme
Word Origin
C19: shortened from French soirée musicale musical evening
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Word Origin and History for musicale
n.

"musical party," 1872, from French musicale, short for soirée musicale "musical evening (party);" see musical (adj.).

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