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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A short novel.

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  • n. A short novel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A short novel; a novella.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A short novel.
  • n. In music, an instrumental piece of a free and romantic character, in which many themes are treated with more or less capricious variety; a romance or ballade. The term was first used by Schumann.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a short novel

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