Definition of Canzone

1. n. A song or air for one or more voices, of Provençal origin, resembling, though not strictly, the madrigal.



Definition of Canzone

1. Noun. An Italian or Provençal song or ballad. ¹

2. Noun. A canzona (mediaeval Italian instrumental composition). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Canzone

1. a form of lyric poetry [n -NI or -NES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Canzone

canyon oak
canyon treefrog
canyoneer
canyoneering
canyoneers
canyoner
canyoners
canyoning
canyonings
canyonland
canyonlike
canyons
canyonside
canzona
canzonas
canzone (current term)
canzones
canzonet
canzonets
canzonetta
canzonettas
canzoni
caoshu
caoutchin
caoutchouc
caoutchouc pelvis
caoutchouc tree
caoutchoucin
caoutchoucs
caoxite

Literary usage of Canzone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"He is also the author of a col- derived in part from Boethius and Prudentius, is a in his canzone on the defeat of the Florentines at important of these, ..."

2. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1908)
"So having got the sticks of words for our faggot the canzone, and the cords of construction and classification to bind them ..."

3. The Life of Lorenzo de Medici, Called the Magnificent by William Roscoe, Thomas Roscoe (1847)
"canzone. CON tua promesse, et tua false parole, Con falsi risi, et con vago sembiante, , et tua false p; Donna, menato hai il tuo fedele amante, ..."

4. Methods and Aims in the Study of Literature: A Series of Extracts and by Lane Cooper (1915)
"Thus the arrangement appears as follows: 10 minor poems I canzone 4 minor poems I canzone 4 minor poems I canzone 10 minor poems Here, leaving the central ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1896)
"The space between the affinity in the succession of strophes and of topics, and they are First canzone and the Second is illustrated by four Sonnets ..."

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