al·​la zop·​pa | \ ¦älət¦säpə, ¦al-, -ȯpə; ¦alə¦zäpə\

Definition of alla zoppa

: in syncopated style used as a direction in music

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First Known Use of alla zoppa

circa 1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alla zoppa

Italian, in a limping manner

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