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Meaning of LARGO

Pronunciation:  'lârgow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (music) a musical composition or passage that is to be performed in a slow and broad manner
  2. [adv]  (music) slowly and broadly
  3. [adj]  very slow in tempo and broad in manner

LARGO is a 5 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: slow
 See Also: composition, musical composition, musical passage, opus, passage, piece, piece of music



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lar"go\, a. & adv. [It., large, L. largus, See {Large}.]
Slow or slowly; -- more so than adagio; next in slowness to
grave, which is also weighty and solemn. -- n. A movement or
piece in largo time.

Thesaurus Terms
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