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English definition of “madrigal”

madrigal

noun [C]     /ˈmæd.rɪ.ɡəl/
a song performed without musical instruments in which several singers sing different notes at the same time Types of songs
(Definition of madrigal noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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