ballata

noun
bal·​la·​ta | \ bəˈlätə \
plural ballate\ -​äˌtā \

Definition of ballata

: a medieval Italian song accompanied by or alternated with dancing and having stanzas and refrain alternating

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History and Etymology for ballata

Italian, from Old Italian, from Old Provençal balada

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“Ballata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ballata. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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