Pronunciation: (in"tur-met'sō, -med'zō), [key]
—pl. -mez•zos, -mez•ziPronunciation: (-met'sē, -med'zē), [key]
1. a short dramatic, musical, or other entertainment of light character, introduced between the acts of a drama or opera.
2. a short musical composition between main divisions of an extended musical work.
3. a short, independent musical composition.
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