from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Music A notational sign, especially the sign marking the beginning or the end of a repeat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sign. See al segno, and dal segno.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In musical notation, a sign or mark used to indicate the beginning or end of repetitions. Abbreviated . See al segno, dal segno.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (music) a notation written at the beginning or end of a passage that is to be repeated
Italian, from Latin signum, sign; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)