tonic sol-fa

noun

Definition of tonic sol-fa 

: a system of solmization based on key relationships that replaces the normal notation with sol-fa syllables or their initials

First Known Use of tonic sol-fa

1852, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near tonic sol-fa

tonic accent

tonical

tonicity

tonic sol-fa

tonic water

-tonies

tonies

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