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Medieval Italian lyric style poetry with five or six stanzas and a shorter ending stanza.



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\Can*zo"ne\, n. [It., a song, fr. L. cantio, fr. canere to sing. Cf. {Chanson}, {Chant}.] (Mus.) (a) A song or air for one or more voices, of Proven[,c]al origin, resembling, though not strictly, the madrigal. (b) An instrumental piece in the madrigal style.