canto

noun can·to \ ˈkan-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of canto

plural cantos
: one of the major divisions of a long poem

Examples of canto in a Sentence

  1. the first canto of Dante's “Inferno”

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Origin and Etymology of canto

Italian, from Latin cantus song, from canere to sing — more at chant


CANTO Defined for English Language Learners

canto

noun

Definition of canto for English Language Learners

  • : a major section of a long poem


CANTO Defined for Kids

canto

noun can·to \ ˈkan-ˌtō \

Definition of canto for Students

plural cantos
: one of the major divisions of a long poem

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