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[n] a musical composition for three performers
[n] three people considered as a unit
[n] a set of three similar things considered as a unit
[n] three performers or singers who perform together
[n] the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

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\Tri"o\, n. [It., fr. L. tres, tria, three: cf. F. trio, from the Italian. See {Three}.]
1. Three, considered collectively; three in company or acting together; a set of three; three united. The trio were well accustomed to act together, and were linked to each other by ties of mutual interest. --Dickens.
2. (Mus.) (a) A composition for three parts or three instruments. (b) The secondary, or episodical, movement of a minuet or scherzo, as in a sonata or symphony, or of a march, or of various dance forms; -- not limited to three parts or instruments.

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