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English definition of “song”

song

noun     /sɒŋ/ US  /sɑːŋ/
A2 [C] a usually short piece of music with words that are sung: to sing a song a love/folk/pop song → See also swansongTypes of songs [U] the act of singing, or singing when considered generally: He was so happy he wanted to burst/break into song (= start singing).Singing in general [C or U] the musical sound that a bird makes: bird song A thrush's song was the only sound to break the silence.Animal (non-human) sounds
(Definition of song noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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