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rag•time



Pronunciation: (rag'tīm"), [key]
n. Music.
1. rhythm in which the accompaniment is strict two-four time and the melody, with improvised embellishments, is in steady syncopation.
2. a style of American music having this rhythm, popular from about 1890 to 1915.

Rag•time



Pronunciation: (rag'tīm"), [key]
n.
a novel (1975) by E. L. Doctorow.

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

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