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no•vel•la



Pronunciation: (nō-vel'u), [key]
n.,
pl. -vel•las, -vel•lePronunciation: (-vel'ē, -vel'ā). [key]

1. a tale or short story of the type contained in the Decameron of Boccaccio.
2. a fictional prose narrative that is longer and more complex than a short story; a short novel.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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