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ballade

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ballade

noun bal·lade \bə-ˈläd, ba-\

Definition of BALLADE

1
:  a fixed verse form consisting usually of three stanzas with recurrent rhymes, an envoi, and an identical refrain for each part
2
:  a musical composition usually for piano suggesting the epic ballad

Origin of BALLADE

Middle English balade, from Middle French, ballad, ballade
First Known Use: 14th century

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