from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A style of composition having a single melodic line.
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- n. the characteristic of a piece that has only a primary melody and no secondary melody or accompaniment
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as monody, 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
mono- + (poly)phony.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)