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ottava

adverb or adjective ot·ta·va \ō-ˈtä-və\

Definition of OTTAVA

:  at an octave higher or lower than written —used as a direction in music

Origin of OTTAVA

Italian, octave, from Medieval Latin octava
First Known Use: 1848

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May 24, 2015
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