noun cha·conne \shä-ˈkȯn, sha-, -ˈkän, -ˈkən\

Definition of chaconne

  1. 1 :  an old Spanish dance tune of Latin American origin

  2. 2 :  a musical composition in moderate triple time typically consisting of variations on a repeated succession of chords

Origin and Etymology of chaconne

French & Spanish; French chaconne, from Spanish chacona

First Known Use: 1659

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