Meaning of “ballad” in the English Dictionary

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"ballad" in British English

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(Definition of “ballad” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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balladnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbæl·əd/

literature a song or poem that tells a story, or a slow love song

(Definition of “ballad” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)