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English definition of “semibreve”

semibreve

noun [C] uk   /ˈsem.i.briːv/ mainly UK specialized (US usually whole note) us  
a musical note with a time value equal to two minims or four crotchetsBeats or lengths of musical notes
(Definition of semibreve from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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