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tar•an•tel•la



Pronunciation: (tar"un-tel'u), [key]
n.
1. a rapid, whirling southern Italian dance in very quick sextuple, originally quadruple, meter, usually performed by a single couple, and formerly supposed to be a remedy for tarantism.
2. a piece of music either for the dance or in its rhythm.

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

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