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1 a short musical composition for the human voice often with instrumental accompaniment
  • she sang a little-known song for the talent show

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2 a composition using rhythm and often rhyme to create a lyrical effect
  • the songs of Shakespeare

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3 a rhythmic series of musical tones arranged to give a pleasing effect
  • whistle a song as accompaniment to your work

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4 a very small sum of money
  • developers bought the land for a song

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5 writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response
  • a hero honored in song and story

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The first known use of song was before the 12th century

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“Song.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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