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

  • n. Music A time or rhythm having three beats to the measure. Also called triple measure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. that time in which each measure is divided into three equal parts.

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

  • n. musical time with three beats in each bar

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