forlana

noun

for·​la·​na
fȯrˈlänä,
-nə
variants or less commonly furlana
fürˈ-
plural forlane
-(ˌ)nā
or forlanas
1
: a lively old Italian dance in ⁶/₈ or ⁶/₄ time
2
: the music for a forlana

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from feminine of forlano, furlano, adjective, variant of friulano Friulian, from Friuli, former duchy in northeastern Italy

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“Forlana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forlana. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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