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Definition of semichorus

: a musical passage to be sung by a selected portion of the voices (as by a few from each part or by either the male or female voices only) in contrast with the full chorus also : the portion of voices or singers that sing such a passage

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History and Etymology for semichorus

semi- + chorus

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“Semichorus.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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