a due

\ ä-ˈdü-ˌā \

Definition of a due

1 : together used as a direction in music to two performers to play or sing the same part in unison
2 : separately used as a direction in music to a group of performers to divide into two parts — compare divisi

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First Known Use of a due

1740, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for a due

Italian, literally, by two

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“A due.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20due. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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