at·​tac·​ca | \ əˈtäkə, -akə \

Definition of attacca

: attack at once used as a direction in music at the end of a movement to begin the next without pause

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History and Etymology for attacca

Italian, literally, attack, imperative singular of attaccare to attack

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“Attacca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attacca. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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