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maestoso

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adjective or adverb mae·sto·so \mī-ˈstō-(ˌ)sō, -(ˌ)zō\

Definition of maestoso

  1. :  majestic and stately —used as a direction in music



Origin and Etymology of maestoso

Italian, from Latin majestosus, from majestas majesty


First Known Use: circa 1724


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